The Mizuno Wave Hitogami 2 is a performance uptempo running shoe and racing flat ideal for 5K to half marathon distances.


When your itching to go fast, the Hitogami 2 is always ready to oblige.  A soft, thin mesh upper provides a secure, comfortable feel, with designs inspired by actors in the Japanese Kabuki Theater.  A Wave Plate in the heel disperses impact during fast training, while a lightweight midsole features responsive cushioning for a smooth ride.

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Weight: 6.6 oz/187.1 g (size 8)

Stack Height:  19mm (Heel), 10mm (Forefoot)

How It Fits (based on width B)

  • Sizing: Standard running shoe length
  • Heel: Medium to narrow
  • Midfoot: Medium to low volume
  • Forefoot: Medium
  • Toe-Box Height: Medium
  • Arch Structure: Medium
  • Shoe Shape: Curved


  • Mizuno Wave consists of an elastic, thermal plastic wave running from the heel to the midfoot, creating an incredibly springy and well-cushioned ride.
  • U4ic is a lightweight midsole that provides optimal shock absorption, durability and a resilient ride.
  • Smooth Ride is a gender specific network of grooves that minimizes the rapid acceleration and deceleration of the foot to create a smooth heel to toe ride.


  • X10 located in the heel and forefoot is made of durable carbon rubber for enhanced traction.
  • G3 Sole is a lightweight rubber dot pattern in the forefoot for increased grip and flexibility.


  • AIRmesh provides light, breathable coverage.
  • Mizuno logo located on the medial and lateral sides helps hold the foot in place.
  • Dynamotion Fit creates optimal fit using stretch material in the forefoot and a collar construction that prevents the heel collar from buckling under load.

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