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ASICS GEL-Kayano® 19

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  • Video Description View the Video Description for this product! (Please note that the color shown in the video may no longer be available.)
  • Do your trusty road kicks look like they've seen better days? Rest easy and say hello to the 19th edition of the GEL-Kayano®! Built with top-of-the-line materials you can count on a dynamic combination of cushioning and stability to carry you miles on end.
  • Successor to the GEL-Kayano 18, SKU# 7881690.
  • A running shoe built for the moderate overpronator who requires a combination of cushioning and enhanced stability.
  • Breathable mesh upper.
  • Durable synthetic overlays.
  • Biomorphic Fit® is created with a stretch material that is strategically placed throughout the upper to reduce buckling and provide an exceptional fit and feel.
  • Discrete Eyelets—Independently placed eyelets evenly distribute lace tension for an enhanced fit.
  • Heel Clutching System™ is made up of an exoskeletal heel counter that promotes an improved fit and increased support.
  • PHF® (Personalized Heel Fit) creates a custom fit as the two layers of memory foam that line the collar mold to your heel.
  • ComforDry™ sockliner offers antimicrobial properties for a drier, healthier environment.
  • I.G.S® (Impact Guidance System) is an ASICS design philosophy that employs linked componentry to enhance the foot's natural gait from heel strike through toe-off.
  • Rearfoot & forefoot Gel® cushioning systems work together to better attenuate impacting shock and allow the foot to move fluidly throughout the gait cycle.
  • Gender-Specific Forefoot Cushioning—A top layer of injected Solyte® for increased underfoot cushioning.
  • DuoMax® Support System is a dual-density midsole that is positioned for optimal support and stability.
  • Plus 3™—A gender-specific technology in which 3mm of height is added to help alleviate achilles tension.
  • Trusstic System® reduces overall weight of the sole unit, while retaining the structural integrity of the shoe.
  • Space Trusstic System™ mid-foot stabilizer creates a pocket between the Trusstic System unit and the midsole, promoting more controlled midsole deformation, as well as more efficient foot function.
  • Guidance Line® technology employs a vertical flex groove that decouples the tooling along the line of progression for maximum stride efficiency.
  • AHAR® (ASICS High Abrasion Rubber) is known for its supreme durability and is strategically placed throughout high-wear areas of the outsole.
  • DuraSponge® forefoot outsole material is comprised of a blown AHAR® rubber for superior cushioning and long-lasting wear.
  • Imported.
  • Measurements:
    • Weight: 13 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size 11.5, width D - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.

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Fit Survey:

87% Felt true to size
  • 0% Full size too large
  • 6% Half size too Large
  • 87% True to size
  • 7% Half size too small
  • 0% Full size too small
95% Felt true to width
  • 95% Felt true to width
  • 1% Felt narrower than marked
  • 4% Felt wider than marked
67% Excellent arch support
  • 67% Excellent arch support
  • 32% Moderate arch support
  • 1% 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.)
  • Do your trusty road kicks look like they've seen better days? Rest easy and say hello to the 19th edition of the GEL-Kayano®! Built with top-of-the-line materials you can count on a dynamic combination of cushioning and stability to carry you miles on end.
  • Successor to the GEL-Kayano 18, SKU# 7881690.
  • A running shoe built for the moderate overpronator who requires a combination of cushioning and enhanced stability.
  • Breathable mesh upper.
  • Durable synthetic overlays.
  • Biomorphic Fit® is created with a stretch material that is strategically placed throughout the upper to reduce buckling and provide an exceptional fit and feel.
  • Discrete Eyelets—Independently placed eyelets evenly distribute lace tension for an enhanced fit.
  • Heel Clutching System™ is made up of an exoskeletal heel counter that promotes an improved fit and increased support.
  • PHF® (Personalized Heel Fit) creates a custom fit as the two layers of memory foam that line the collar mold to your heel.
  • ComforDry™ sockliner offers antimicrobial properties for a drier, healthier environment.
  • I.G.S® (Impact Guidance System) is an ASICS design philosophy that employs linked componentry to enhance the foot's natural gait from heel strike through toe-off.
  • Rearfoot & forefoot Gel® cushioning systems work together to better attenuate impacting shock and allow the foot to move fluidly throughout the gait cycle.
  • Gender-Specific Forefoot Cushioning—A top layer of injected Solyte® for increased underfoot cushioning.
  • DuoMax® Support System is a dual-density midsole that is positioned for optimal support and stability.
  • Plus 3™—A gender-specific technology in which 3mm of height is added to help alleviate achilles tension.
  • Trusstic System® reduces overall weight of the sole unit, while retaining the structural integrity of the shoe.
  • Space Trusstic System™ mid-foot stabilizer creates a pocket between the Trusstic System unit and the midsole, promoting more controlled midsole deformation, as well as more efficient foot function.
  • Guidance Line® technology employs a vertical flex groove that decouples the tooling along the line of progression for maximum stride efficiency.
  • AHAR® (ASICS High Abrasion Rubber) is known for its supreme durability and is strategically placed throughout high-wear areas of the outsole.
  • DuraSponge® forefoot outsole material is comprised of a blown AHAR® rubber for superior cushioning and long-lasting wear.
  • Imported.
  • Measurements:
    • Weight: 13 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size 11.5, width D - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
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Customer Reviews

ASICS GEL-Kayano® 19

Average rating is 5 out of 5 from a total of 90 reviews.

Top Positive Review

5 people found this review helpful.

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I had GT 2160s but they do not make them anymore. I ponied up the money and bought these shoes. The guy told me these were better than the 2160s. They feel fantastic on your feet when you are just walking around. I was so excited to take them out for the first run. They felt great while running and my feet did not hurt. However, after I got done running and finished stretching I felt a sharp pain in my knee, one that I have never had with my 2160s after running the same distance. I held them up to my 2160s. The Kayano 19 had quite a bit less cushion in the heel and forefoot. I believe this caused the knee pain. I put my 2160s on the next day, ran the same distance and no knee pain. For the money, I am not impressed. I will be taking these back to the store I bought them and getting my money back. The Kayano 18 even has a more cushioned heel than the 19.

Read more » « Show less January 12, 2013 by Trey
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Top Critical Review

3 people found this review helpful.

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Really disappointed that Asics stopped making the Kayano 18. After years of searching, thought I found the finest shoe in the 18's. I'm 6'1, weigh 225 and this model does not have the support of the 18's, the heel is much thinner, and I find my hips wearing out faster. Just an average shoe.

Read more » « Show less April 7, 2013 by Anonymous
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Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Great shoe, very comfortable. Very bright with the neon green but you won't get hit by a car. We'll see how they hold up, I had had trouble with the heel cushioning in the past after heavy use. Love Gel Kayanos though, only shoe I buy for running.

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  • from Massachusetts
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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These were a gift for a friend out of the country. I ordered them but they were delivered to the wrong house. I called Zappos and told them I was leaving in a couple days and needed the shoes ASAP and they overnighted the shoes right then. I got them and left the country with the shoes. Thanks Zappos! The first pair showed up and I sent them back.

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  • from Tustin, ca
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Another pair of Kayanos - my 3rd. As an older, heavier runner, I find they have the support and cushioning I need. I have had a pair of the 18's, and this is my second pair of 19's.

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Excellent arch support

  • from New York
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I'm 6'2" around 170 pounds and run up to 50 miles per week. The Kayano has always been a great shoe for me that will easily last 500+ miles. Definitely will buy again and again.

I'd also recommend: Brooks Trance

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Moderate arch support

  • from Silver Spring, MD
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I have loved Kayaks for years. Always a size 8. I got there and they have done something different. In these, when I step forward my big toe touches the front. I'm looking to get serious about running now and this won't do. So I ordered 8.5 from zappos and they fit well. The 8s are going back. So I'd say add a half size.

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Felt a half size smaller than marked

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Poor Support

Great Support

Excellent arch support

  • from Toronto, Canada
$105.95

Width: D - Medium

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