Who should buy the Mizuno Synchro MX

You will love the Mizuno Synchro MX if you want a neutral running shoe that's light, fast, and responsive for long-distance or marathons

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Efficient transitions with Mizuno’s X10 durable outsole

The full-length rubber outsole delivers stability and helps with the efficient transition. Mizuno’s X10 rubber covers a large portion of the outsole for exceptional durability and moderate traction. 

Mizuno Synchro MX heel

There are flex grooves in the heel and the forefoot as part of the SmoothRide technology and increased flexibility.

Mizuno Synchro MX forefoot

Enhanced stability and responsive ride with Synchro MX 

The midsole is where Mizuno packs the technology in the Synchro MX. It is also here where the shoe gets its name as the technologies work together for the best effect.

Mizuno Synchro MX midsole 1

This shoe uses a dual-density setup where the upper foam is firmer for enhanced stability and a better platform for takeoff while the lower foam features the softer U4ic-X foam for responsive cushioning.

Mizuno Synchro MX midsole 2

Mizuno uses more of the latter in the forefoot and heel areas to give the shoe a plush and responsive ride. This setup is synchronized by the use of the AP+ for even more durability and bounce-back features.

Mizuno Synchro MX midsole 3

Instead of the Wave technology, Mizuno utilizes the SR Touch, another foam-based cushioning in the heel to absorb shock.

Mizuno Synchro MX midsole 4

Maximum breathability with Mizuno Synchro MX upper

The AirMesh upper never fails to provide maximum breathability. There are synthetic overlays providing lightweight support and structure as well. Part of the overlays extends to the heel to secure the area.

Mizuno Synchro MX upper

The seamless construction of the upper creates an irritation-free interior. A traditional lace-up closure keeps the fit tied and secured from start to finish.

Mizuno Synchro MX lace

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Weight: Men 9.9oz / Women 8.8oz
Drop: 12mm
Arch support: Neutral
Forefoot height: 18mm
Heel height: 30mm
Pronation: Neutral Pronation / Supination / Underpronation

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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.