The Mizuno Wave Rider 26 continues a strong lineage of reliable and stable comfort. Due to the unique wave plate technology, Mizuno has created a lightweight and propulsive underfoot feel. The 26th iteration has made some massive gains in increasing the amount of their ENERZY foam by 17%. This dials up the comfort and increases the energy return EVEN further.
Mizuno have adjusted the geometry and a single vertical flex groove delivers a snappier toe-off experience. The Wave Plate Technology in the rear foot compliments the snappy toe-off and maintains a stable landing and transition.
Model Number: J1GD227572
Heel Toe Drop: 12mm
Support Type: Neutral
Wave plate technology delivers a smooth and stable feeling without increasing weight. It also offers a high energy, propulsive transition.
The wave Rider 26 features 17% more ENERZY foam throughout the entire midsole. This results in increased comfort and energy response whilst maintaining durability.
A singular vertical groove runs through the forefoot to deliver a snappier transition. This enhances the propulsive experience the Wave Rider is famous for.
Mizuno Wave Rider 26 is offered in 2 signature uppers. A Jacquard Air Mesh or a Stretch Woven upper. The jacquard air mesh is soft and breathable, keeping the foot comfortable and supported. The stretch woven upper, stretches and adapts to the shape of the foot offering a very secure fit.
The Wave Rider 26 features a recycled polyester upper and recycled PET shoelaces and lining mesh.