May 1, 2012

Norcross, GA (May 1, 2012) – Mizuno USA, Inc. announced today that their Wave® Nexus™ 6 running shoe, utilizing breakthrough Wave® Technology, has been awarded the “Best Buy” award from Runner’s World magazine, as part of their Summer Shoe Guide in the June 2012 issue.  The Wave® Nexus ™ 6 continues in a long line of award winning running shoes for Mizuno.  Runner’s World utilized the opinions of multiple wear-testers, as well as laboratory tests on the shoes to determine the award winners. 

Mizuno has engineered the Wave® Nexus™ 6 specifically to provide support for moderate overpronators, while maximizing the lightweight properties of the Wave® plate.  With a glove like fit and AP+ midsole technology, the Wave® Nexus™ 6 is a wonderful value.

“With the Nexus 6, we created a lightweight running shoe that performs well beyond its price point,” said Rod Foley, Director of Product Management of the Running Division, Mizuno USA.  “Like with all the running shoes in our line up, industry-leading technology and top-notch performance is our primary objective.  We’re excited to achieve our 32ndAward from Runner’s World.”

The Mizuno Wave® Nexus™ 6 is currently available in stores.  The suggested retail price for the running shoes is $94.99.  For more information, visit

Mizuno USA, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mizuno Corporation, one of the largest specialty sporting goods manufacturers in the world.  Mizuno USA, Inc. manufacturers and distributes baseball, golf, softball, running, track & field, and volleyball equipment, apparel and footwear for North America.  Mizuno USA, Inc. is based in Norcross, Georgia.

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