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ASICS Gel-Kahana® 7

  • 5 stars
    71%
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  • Continue your adventure, tackle the outdoors without the bulk!
  • Successor to the GEL-Kahana 6, SKU# 7976694.
  • A trail-specific running shoe built for the moderate overpronator.
  • Breathable open mesh upper.
  • Durable synthetic overlays provide targeted support.
  • Plush tongue and collar for added comfort.
  • Removable foam insole supplies light underfoot cushioning.
  • DuoMax® Support System is a dual-density midsole that is positioned for optimal support and stability.
  • SpEVA® Midsole Material decreases midsole breakdown for long-lasting wear.
  • Rearfoot Gel® cushioning system attenuates impacting shock and allows for a smooth transition to midstance.
  • Trusstic System® reduces overall weight of the sole unit, while retaining the structural integrity of the shoe.
  • Trail Specific Outsole - Reversed lugs provide uphill and downhill traction on varied terrain.
  • Imported.
  • Measurements:
    • Heel Height: 1 12 in
    • Weight: 11 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size 8.5, width B - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.

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Fit Survey:

71% Felt true to size
  • 0% Full size too large
  • 0% Half size too Large
  • 71% True to size
  • 29% Half size too small
  • 0% Full size too small
71% Felt true to width
  • 71% Felt true to width
  • 29% Felt narrower than marked
  • 0% Felt wider than marked
71% Excellent arch support
  • 71% Excellent arch support
  • 29% Moderate arch support
  • 0% No arch support

Item Information

  • Video Description View the Video Description for this product! (Please note that the color shown in the video may no longer be available.)
  • Continue your adventure, tackle the outdoors without the bulk!
  • Successor to the GEL-Kahana 6, SKU# 7976694.
  • A trail-specific running shoe built for the moderate overpronator.
  • Breathable open mesh upper.
  • Durable synthetic overlays provide targeted support.
  • Plush tongue and collar for added comfort.
  • Removable foam insole supplies light underfoot cushioning.
  • DuoMax® Support System is a dual-density midsole that is positioned for optimal support and stability.
  • SpEVA® Midsole Material decreases midsole breakdown for long-lasting wear.
  • Rearfoot Gel® cushioning system attenuates impacting shock and allows for a smooth transition to midstance.
  • Trusstic System® reduces overall weight of the sole unit, while retaining the structural integrity of the shoe.
  • Trail Specific Outsole - Reversed lugs provide uphill and downhill traction on varied terrain.
  • Imported.
  • Measurements:
    • Heel Height: 1 12 in
    • Weight: 11 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size 8.5, width B - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
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ASICS Gel-Kahana® 7

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1 person found this review helpful
Overall: Rated: 2 stars! Comfort: Rated:2 stars! Style: Rated:3 stars!
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I have been wearing Asics Gel-Kahana for 5 + years. These have been fabulous! I power walk, run, or hike dirt trails daily. They are the best. I noticed from photos that the Kahana 7 has a different heel. Therefore I ordered a Kahana 6 and a Kahana 7 to see if they were improved (which I felt needed no improvement). I am returning the Kahana 7 and not only keeping the Kahana 6 (which is true to size and with cheery orange trim) but I just ordered two more Kahana 6's (another orange trim and the hot pink). The reason is that the Kahana 7 does not have the same thickness gel heel that the Kahana 6 or its predecessors has. It is slightly thinner and it changes the entire fit and comfort of the sneaker. The real difference is very noticeable when you wear one of the Kahana 6 and one of the Kahana 7. The Kahana 7 Does not fit true to size as all the previous Kahanas including 6 does. It is slightly shorter and narrower. I am a med width. Why Asics decided to mess with a great thing I can only surmise it is a price point decision. I've worn every number Kahana and the Kahana 7 is the first dramatic change in the line. Asics Gel - Kahana has been fabulous until 7. I am stocking up on Gel Kahana 6's as Kahana - Gel 7 is a big disappointment!

I'd also recommend: none compare to ASICS

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  • from Vermont
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Ordered my size, 8.5 W, and the shoe is a great fit. For an athletic shoe it looks decent, not too vibrant if you want to wear these when you're out and about living life.

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  • from North eastern US
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:3 stars!
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My feet are wide and it is so hard to find shoes that fit! The wide size of these is great. It's a really sturdy shoe, I do trail running and backpack with these shoes and they really hold up. Lots of support and padding for longer trips and runs. Not the cutest shoe, but not bad looking. Totally worth it for the fit, padding/support, and endurance.

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  • from Mountain View, CA
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I have these in just about every color they come in. I have small, narrow feet and find many sneakers too wide and too stiff. These are very conforming, move with my foot, and are even narrow enough that I don't slip out of the heel.

I'd also recommend: I only wear Asics

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  • from Belleair, FL
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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These are my favorite pair of Asics to date! Feel like they were made for my feet. No break in at all. Would love it if they'd make them in some more colors so I can buy some more of these!

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  • from United States
$75.00
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