Mizuno Wave Inspire 16

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Mizuno Wave Inspire 16: The Highlights

The Wave Inspire is a stability maximalist road running shoe family using Mizuno WaveKnit technology from Mizuno.

The Wave Inspire 16 uses breathable design, and came out in 2019. Its support type is designated as stability, meaning that it's designed for runners with overpronation. The latest model in the family is the Mizuno Wave Inspire 18.

With an average review score of 70%, it's in the lowest rated 20% of similar running shoes. Based on our monitoring of prices across the internet, it's currently in the most expensive 10% of running shoes today.

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Released
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Weight
Weight
M: 286 g
W: 241 g
M: 303 g
W: 255 g
M: 295 g
W: 258 g
M: 320 g
W: 281 g
M: 318 g
W: 275 g
329 g
Forefoot
Forefoot
20 mm
18 mm
22 mm
M: 21 mm
W: 19 mm
18 mm
Heel to toe drop
Heel to toe drop
12 mm
10 mm
12 mm
10 mm
8 mm
10 mm
Heel
Heel
32 mm
30 mm
32 mm
M: 29 mm
W: 27 mm
28 mm
Usages
Usages
Daily running
Daily runningDaily runningDaily runningDaily runningDaily runningSpeed training
Brand
Brand
Mizuno
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Strike Type
Strike Type
Heel strike
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Shoe Type
Shoe Type
Maximalist
MaximalistMaximalist
Orthotic friendly
Orthotic friendly
Removable insole
Removable insole
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Mizuno Wave Inspire 16 characteristics and specifications

Specificationsvs Average
Model
16
Released
Dec 2019
Measurements
Weight
M: 286 g
W: 241 g
Heel to toe drop
12 mm
Heel
32 mm
Forefoot
20 mm

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