Mizuno Wave Rider 12 (W)

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Mizuno Wave Rider 12 (W)
A pure cushioning shoe with a really smooth ride, perfect for high-arched, efficient runners.

Our Review

The women's Rider has the same updated Wave plate and sockliner as the men's version. The flex-grooves in the sole have been made deeper, the heel is curved and split for a softer landing, and the front of the shoe curves upwards to help with toe-off and give a faster-feeling ...  Continue reading

Reader Reviews

3 user reviews of Mizuno Wave Rider 12 (W) See all

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would recommend these to anyone wanting a light , fast shoe even orthotic wearers.Stsrt fitness have these at £44.99 with free socks and free delivery. Continue reading...
Highly recommend this shoe - have run in them for years and found it responsive, light weight and a pleasure to run in! Recommend the mizuno brand to many clients looking for a quick, responsive shoe where you Continue reading...
Personally I think this is a big improvement on the WR11's and is certainly more comfortable than them. Have doubts about the longevity of the cushioning but then I'm considerably heavier than Mizuno's likely Continue reading...

Discussions

I liked the Wave Rider 12 but they are getting worn out. Is the Mizuno Wave Rider 13 any different apart from the blah colour?

Posted: 22/08/2010 at 17:32

Not really. The midsole/outsole is the same, but the upper has been changed a little - improved fit. There is a version 14 due out in December that's a much more significant update.

Posted: 23/08/2010 at 08:32



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Fast-feeling forefoot
High-arch fit
  • Price: £80.00
  • Year: from 2009