We spent 9 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

9 reasons to buy

  • Some runners found the Asics Gel Excite 6 to be comfortable enough for daily use. Others mentioned it felt great in both walking and running.
  • Many buyers agreed that the shoe is affordable.
  • A lot of users were satisfied with the accurate sizing of the Gel Excite 6.
  • A few reviewers commented on the flexibility of the midsole.
  • The upper was extremely breathable, according to several customers.
  • The shoe helped with reducing foot and ankle pains, a couple of wearers observed.
  • Runners thought the removable insole of the Gel Excite 6 to be convenient.
  • Numerous buyers were happy with the various width options of the shoe.
  • The Gel Excite 6 was a lightweight running shoe, many users attested.

1 reasons not to buy

  • A bit tight at the toe area, a few commenters wrote.

Bottom line

Like its predecessor, the Asics Gel Excite 6 was still well-received by the market. Various users were very pleased with the shoe’s performance and features that they were willing to repurchase, while others admired that the Gel Excite 6 was comfortable from first use. With the majority of its buyers claiming that the shoe is recommendable, it can be concluded that the Asics Gel Excite 6 is a successful release.



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Jens Jakob Andersen
Jens Jakob Andersen

Jens Jakob is a fan of short distances with a 5K PR at 15:58 minutes. Based on 35 million race results, he's among the fastest 0.2% runners. Jens Jakob previously owned a running store, when he was also a competitive runner. His work is regularly featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, BBC and the likes as well as peer-reviewed journals. Finally, he has been a guest on +30 podcasts on running.