One of the smoothest rides around just got smoother. The Women's Mizuno Wave Prophecy 3 features the renowned Infinity Wave Plate, the new and lighter U4ic midsole compound, and just right Dynamotion Fit.The Mizuno Wave Prophecy 3 is built for the smoothest ride ever by taking the full-length Infinity Wave Plate that works in harmony with your foot and tweaking it for a smoother ride with even more shock absorbency. A new midsole compound, U4ic (pronounced "euphoric"), is as cushy as the AP+ technology you're used to but up to 30% lighter so you can run to your heart's content with less to lug around.Dynamotion Fit relieves stress the foot naturally places on high wear areas. SmoothRide reduces the drastic changes from high to low speed on your run creating a smoother transition. So basically, they are worth every penny.