Mizuno Wave Inspire 12’s {Review}

If you didn’t already know, I am a huge Mizuno fan! I have reviewed the Wave Rider 18’s, the Wave Enigma 5’s, and the Wave Sayonaras. Pretty much can’t get enough of this shoe. I think they truly keep making them better and better.


Recently I was sent the Mizuno Wave Inspire 12’s and they couldn’t have come at a better time! I didn’t run as much as I normally do this summer. Now that the weather is getting a little bit cooler I started bringing back FRIDAY FUN RUN’S! I have been running in the Wave Inspire 12’s for three weeks now and my legs feel amazing.

“The new Wave Inspire 12 has the lightweight support you need to farther and longer. With an improved upper that provides a soft-yet-structural fit and increased blown runner for maximum durability, this shoe provides the stability you need to stay on the road longer.”

I need a stability shoe and I feel like every time I get the right stability the shoe is super heavy, but not these! They are light and super cushy! They have just the right about of support without the weight. It also fits softly around my toes so I feel a bit lighter while I am running. Not to mention the color is awesome! I am not a huge fan of purple, but purple with pink pretty matches everything I wear!

I love their campaign #MILESCHANGEYOU. I couldn’t have said it better myself! Running is my first love and every time I lace up and hit the road I become a better version of myself! I run because I CAN, not because I have to.


Key Features:

What’s New  

  • Improved upper has a supportive design for a soft-yet-structural fit.  
  • Increased blown rubber in the forefoot for improved durability and softness.  
  • Redesigned, U4ic midsole platform provides more ground contact and a softer touch down.

Tried and true tech

  • Double Fan Wave for moderate support without the stiffness.  
  • Support shoe without the weight.

You can purchase the Wave Inspire 12’s early to Mid October on the Mizuno website.

*Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Mizuno. Although I was compensated for this review, all thoughts are honest and opinions are my own!

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One response to “Mizuno Wave Inspire 12’s {Review}”

  1. I love my brooks glycerins. Unfortunately mizunos are too narrow for my feet.