Mizuno, the official technical and apparel partner to the Comrades Marathon, celebrates 21 years of its most popular offering, the Wave Rider 21. This versatile running shoe is also the official footwear for #Comrades2018.
National Brand Manager of Brand Identity, Paul Copson says, “Brand Identity and Mizuno are celebrating 21 years of technical innovation and heritage. The evolution of the Wave Rider 21 over the past two decades has been remarkable. This running shoe is designed for the high mileage Comrades runner looking for the ultimate technical running shoe at a price that won’t break your bank account.”
The new Wave Rider 21 offers a dual compound midsole construction keeping comfort and cushioning levels up, and temperature levels down. The Wave Rider 21 also offers revolutionary Cloudwave cushioning technology, giving each runner superior cushioning and stability, in one. This shoe will help you perform better and reduce injuries!
Copson has pointed out some of the key benefits of the Wave Rider 21. “This mid to high mileage cushioned running shoe with X10 Carbon rubber outsole is designed for long life and on the road durability.”
He adds, “Mizuno’s Revolutionary Cloudwave Technology offers superior cushioning and stability in one; as well as light and breathable fully engineered mesh upper to ensure durability and a snug fit.”
The good news is that this lightweight running shoe weighs 295g for the Men’s version and 250g for the Women’s. The Mizuno Wave Rider 21 retails for just R1999 and is available at the following leading running retail stores:
- Sportsman’s Warehouse (*Select stores only & online) https://www.sportsmanswarehouse.co.za/product/mizuno-mens-wave-rider-21
- Sweatshop (Claremont, Cape Town & Dunkeld, Johannesburg)
- Runaway Sports (Pretoria)
- Runners Emporium (Bloemfontein)
- Durban Runner (KwaZulu-Natal)
- Poobie Naidoo (Pietermaritzburg)
- Up & Running (Port Elizabeth)
- Run (Cape Town)
- Top Gear Sports (George)
Athletes registering at the Comrades Expo in Durban and at the Pietermaritzburg Registration Venue will receive their official Mizuno-Comrades race T-shirt together with their race packs and goodie bags.