Finding wide running shoes can be a challenge. However, you will be glad to know that ASICS have plenty of options for people with wide feet.
But before we begin, you need to have a look at the table below. It shows you how to identify which shoes are normal width, which shoes are wide, and which shoes are extra-wide.
Running Shoe Widths For MenUse this table to figure out which shoes you need
Narrow Width = B
Standard Width = D
Wide = 2E
Extra-Wide = 4E
Running Shoe Widths For WomenUse this table to figure out which shoes you need
Narrow Width = 2A
Standard Width = B
Wide = D
Extra-Wide = 2E
Are ASICS Good for Wide Feet?
The short answer is YES!
ASICS make wide versions of their most popular shoes for men and women.
But you need to lookout for the suffix at the end of the shoe name. For example:
- Men’s Wide Shoe (2E) – eg – Asics Men’s Gel-Nimbus 21 (2E)
- Men’s Extra Wide Shoe (4E) – eg – Asics Men’s Gel-Kayano 25 (4E)
- Women’s Wide Shoe (D) – eg – Asics Women’s GT-1000 7 (D)
- Women’s Extra Wide Shoe (2E) – eg – Asics Women’s Gel-Nimbus 21 (2E)
Are You 100% Sure the widths are correct?
Proof That Men's Shoe Widths Are Correct
Proof That Women's Shoe Widths Are Correct
Best Men's ASICS for Wide Feet
Best Women's ASICS for Wide Feet
If you’re looking for a bargain but still want top quality, keep a lookout for deals on the Gel-Nimbus 20. It’s the 2017 version of the Gel-Nimbus, and a lot of sports shops are trying to clear all their stock.
Alternatively, the GT-1000 is also a top quality running shoe, that’s a bit more affordable than the Gel-Cumulus, Gel-Nimbus, Gel-Kayano and its bigger brother, the GT-2000.
The simple reality is that ASICS is one of the best running shoe brands in the world right now, and they cater for people with narrow feet, normal feet, wide feet, and even extra-wide feet.
Whenever you look at running shoes now, you should be able to choose the correct width option with confidence. If you have any questions or concerns, let me know using the comments below.