Monday, December 1, 2014

ASICS Gel Nimbus 16 #giveaway - 12 Days of Christmas Day 1

This contest has ended. Congrats to Ken Christensen!

I'm so excited to officially launch off the second annual I Run For Wine's 12 Days of Christmas! I will have 12 days of giveaways, featuring items perfect for every runner, traveler or foodie on your gift list! Come back each week for a chance to win something perfect for that special someone in your life (or keep it for yourself!). Click here and scroll to the bottom of the post for the full lineup over the next three weeks. There are some pretty great prizes!

I am kicking off the 12 days of Christmas with my favorite running shoe - the ASICS Gel Nimbus 16. I started off running in the Nimbus 3 years ago and the Nimbus 16 is my favorite yet.
with NYC Marathon #TeamASICS blogger team, wearing ASCIS Gel Nimbus 16 in Hot Pink
I wore this shoe during the 2014 TCS NYC Marathon and they were amazing. I will also wear the ASICS Gel Nimbus 16 during the 2015 runDisney Marathon and Rock n Roll New Orleans Half Marathon!
Ladies ASICS Gel Nimbus 16
The ASICS Gel Nimbus 16 comes in a variety of colors for Men and Women, including the popular Lite Show, perfect for those who run at night (which I own and love).
Mens ASICS Gel Nimbus 16

ASICS Gel Nimbus 16 Specs:
Retails at $150+
Shoe Stats: weight 9.4 oz / heel height: 25 mm / forefoot height: 12 mm
  • FluidFit™ ASICS FluidFit™ upper technology combines multi-directional stretch mesh with stretch reinforcements that adapt to the athlete's foot, creating a truly customized glove-like fit.
  • FluidRide™ The latest evolution in ASICS midsole technology, FluidRide™ provides the ultimate combination of bounce back and cushioning properties with reduced weight and exceptional durability.
  • Rearfoot and Forefoot GEL® Cushioning Systems Attenuates shock during impact and toe-off phases, and allows movement in multiple planes as the foot transitions through the gait cycle.
  • Guidance Trusstic System® This Trusstic System® integrates Guidance Line® construction for enhanced gait efficiency while providing midfoot structural integrity.
  • Guidance Line® Vertical flex groove decouples the tooling along the line of progression for enhanced gait efficiency.
  • Heel Clutching System™ Exoskeletal heel counter provides improved support and creates improved heel fitting environment.
  • Discrete Eyelets Independently placed eyelets disburse lace tension, creating a customized fitting environment and enhanced upper comfort.
  • Gender-Specific Cushioning Women's models feature a lower-density top layer in the midsole, allowing female athletes to better enjoy the benefits of midsole compression.
  • Plus 3® 3mm of additional height on women's models helps relieve achilles tension.
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    1. YAY! I have those :) They are my "night" shoes.

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    1. I have the pink ones as well. She would love them!

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  3. The teal, aqua and pink, for sure!

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  4. Any Color! Have Yellow and wore for my first full marathon October. Desperately need a new pair

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    1. I have the yellow too :) they're awesome.

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  5. Purple and Turquoise or Blue, no pink for me.

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    1. LOL! You are my opposite - I am everything pink pink pink.

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  6. I'd pick the Blue Atoll/White/Flash Yellow for my wife! They'd be perfect.

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  7. The purple ones are awesome!!!

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  8. I love the pink and teal! Same ones you love!!

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  9. Too Fun! I have some Brooks but wanted to try these for running at some point soon. Nice feedback on them :) I like the hot pink with some green.

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    1. YAY! Good luck! Hope those twins are treating you well ;)

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  10. I love the purple/yellow/aqua ones but I think all of the color schemes are awesome!!

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  11. Palmer would like her momma to have the shoes on the bottom right in the posted pic, almost a tie-dye color. It would be awesome to win a pair of new shoes as I start Operation Lose All this Baby Weight this month!

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  12. I'm loving the teal and pink ones also. I will be back to running next week (6 weeks postpartum) and could use some new Asics. That's what I run in too.

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  13. Silver and light blue for my 10 year old daughter.

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    1. So happy to hear she is still running! Good luck.

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  14. Anyone who be wonderful....I walk/ran my first 5k this past NOVEMBER. Thank you for doing this. Susan

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  15. Bottom right! That color scheme is so beautiful!!! I love them.

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  16. Either of the men's blue and yellow schemes

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  17. Love them all! They are heaven on the feet when I train. I wouldn't -couldn't wear any other shoes. I wear holes in mine before I replace.

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  18. I love the neon yellow and blue mens ones for my best running buddy!!!

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    1. The neon yellow ones are awesome - I have a pair and love them. My husband wants the blue ones!

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  19. Love the bottom right! Such cute colors!

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    1. The yellow ones are awesome, especially if you run in the early morning or late at night. They are bright!

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  21. I really like the lightning white turquoise ones

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  22. I would definitely have to go for the yellow. The brighter the better!

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    1. I couldn't agree more. In my ASICS bio, I said the exact same thing! There is no such thing as too bright.

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  23. Yellow:). Ran the WGM in the pink Nimbus 16's - had a great race . Need a new pair for the Disney half in january. Will be great for night running - thx .

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    1. I ran the pink 16's in NYC and will be wearing the yellow at Disney in January! Good luck and hope to see you there.

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  24. Hi Megan, The Nimbus has been my favorite running shoe since I ran my first NYC Marathon in 2007. I'd love a new pair, particularly the tael colored version with pink laces! Keep up the great posts!

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    1. That's awesome! The new teal color scheme is amazing.

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  25. Blue with the poppin' yellow. Have been believing for these for a while. Merry Christmas!

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    1. Those are awesome - my husband wants a pair! Merry Christmas to you as well - good luck!

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  26. The hot pink ones for sure!!!

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  27. It's so hard to choose -- all of the color schemes are just so great! I like anything with purple and pink, so there are a lot of options for me lol. Thanks for the giveaway...really hoping to win!

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    1. I know - this year, they really did it right with the colors on all of their models! It's so hard to choose just one (which is why I own 3 and feel the need for another!)

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  28. I would choose the ice blue/flash yellow/purple pair.
    ET Pruitt

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  29. I love the hot pink and mint green!!

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  30. The Lite Show would be fun to wear

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  31. I don't think I've ever had yellow shoes! They look awesome, yellow would be my choice!

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  32. Ice Blue/Flash yellow! Love the photo of you and your group in front of the fountain btw :)

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  33. I like the black and orange ones.

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  34. I'd get the white/periwinkle/mint combo.

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  35. Men's blue ones would look great at RnR NOLA and LA Marathon

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  36. I'd love the teal and pink combo. #beautiful

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  37. Oh my gosh the bottom right are tooo perfect! I'm all about pink and all about bright colors!

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    1. Me too!! I don't own plain shoes. Thankfully I have multiple pairs so I don't have to worry about clashing :)

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  38. I love the blue with the yellow stripes.

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  39. I like the one you like and the Pink/green ones. :)

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    1. They are awesome :) Hope London is treating you well!

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  41. I would choose the Black/Onyx/Orange shoes but really they all look great. I used to have a theory that the uglier the running shoe the better because I wouldn't wear them anywhere else saving the miles for the road only. Now, I like to look good doing "it"!

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  42. I like the ce Blue/Flash Yellow/Purple shoes.

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  43. I am really liking the ice blue/yellow/purple ones.. but maybe I'd choose the lite show just to be super flashy. :)

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    1. Great choices! The lite show is super flashy but I love it.

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  44. I'm such an asics fan - and these fun colors make me love them more. I like the ice blue/purple pair the best... but they are all great.

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  45. I would pick the men's black and green
    Digicats {at} Sbcglobal {dot} Net

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  46. They would be a gift for my dad... so whatever he picks. :)

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  47. I would choose the pink ones.
    Sadie B.

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  48. I like the purple, blue, yellow colored Asics.

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  49. I would go with the berry/melon look!

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  50. I would get the teal.

    rounder9834 @yahoo.com

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