The Mizuno Wave Rider is Most popular neutral shoe in the Mizuno range in New Zealand. The reason is simple. It’s a light-weight option for all distances and offers the wearer a true responsive feel from start to finish. With Mizuno’s Wave plate technology partnered with the U4icX midsole, you have a dream combination of cushioning and performance. Back by the X10 outer sole, the Mizuno Wave Rider is a genuine contender for the next shoe option for all neutral foot types. This is where comfort and performance meet to take you further, faster.
The Athlete’s Foot recommends the Mizuno Wave Rider 19 for those who require a lightweight, cushioned running shoe for a high arched and/or rigid foot type to provide shock absorption and flexibility.
Best for: Road running
Mizuno uses a lightweight AIR mesh in the upper of the new Wave Rider 19 ensuring both breathability, comfort and less irritation around your foot.
Foam at the heel combined with a firm heel counter produces a more comfortable fit around the heel, for less irritation and blisters. Providing comfort throughout your run.
The Rider 19 continues to use their parallel wave plate as the cushioning and stability feature of its midsole providing you with lightweight and durable cushioning by dispersing the shock forces evenly. For added cushioning and reduced weight Mizuno use their performance midsole material ‘U4ic’, a lighter and softer EVA, while Smoothride technology in the Wave Rider 19 ensures a smooth transition from heel to toe.
The Wave Rider 19 features a new outsole design to provide you with added durability and shock absorption.
Smooth and effortless toe-off due to a refined toe-spring.
Improved rebound and resiliency at every foot strike with the upgraded premium sock liner.
Added durability and shock attenuation in the new upper design