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ASICS Gel-Kayano® 20

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  • Join the following of this legendary style as the ASICS® GEL-Kayano® celebrates its 20th anniversary. With a redesigned upper and new midsole components, you can count on the unsurpassed fit and dynamic ride it has come to be know for.
  • Successor to the GEL-Kayano 19, SKU# 8036995.
  • A running shoe built for the moderate overpronator who requires a combination of cushioning and enhanced stability.
  • Breathable, open mesh upper with durable and supportive synthetic overlays.
  • FluidFit™ upper technology combines multidirectional stretch mesh with stretch reinforcements that adapt to the foot to promote a glove-like fit.
  • Heel Clutching System™ is made up of an exoskeletal heel counter that promotes an improved fit and increased support.
  • Breathable fabric lining ensures a great in-shoe feel.
  • Molded foam insole for light underfoot cushioning and comfort.
  • 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.
  • FluidRide™ midsole technology delivers a supreme combination of energy return and cushioning with reduced weight and optimal durability.
  • Rearfoot & forefoot Gel® cushioning systems work together to better attenuate impacting shock and allow the foot to move fluidly throughout the gait cycle.
  • Dynamic DuoMax® System increases stability and support with reduced weight and enhanced platform comfort.
  • 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.
  • Guidance Trusstic System® integrates Guidance Line® construction to enhance gait efficiency while promoting mid-foot structural integrity.
  • Imported.
  • Plush tongue and collar for added comfort.
  • Measurements:
    • Heel Height: 1 12 in
    • Weight: 13 oz
    • Platform Height: 1 in
  • 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:

73% Felt true to size
  • 0% Full size too large
  • 0% Half size too Large
  • 73% True to size
  • 18% Half size too small
  • 9% Full size too small
90% Felt true to width
  • 90% Felt true to width
  • 10% Felt narrower than marked
  • 0% Felt wider than marked
70% Excellent arch support
  • 70% Excellent arch support
  • 30% 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.)
  • Join the following of this legendary style as the ASICS® GEL-Kayano® celebrates its 20th anniversary. With a redesigned upper and new midsole components, you can count on the unsurpassed fit and dynamic ride it has come to be know for.
  • Successor to the GEL-Kayano 19, SKU# 8036995.
  • A running shoe built for the moderate overpronator who requires a combination of cushioning and enhanced stability.
  • Breathable, open mesh upper with durable and supportive synthetic overlays.
  • FluidFit™ upper technology combines multidirectional stretch mesh with stretch reinforcements that adapt to the foot to promote a glove-like fit.
  • Heel Clutching System™ is made up of an exoskeletal heel counter that promotes an improved fit and increased support.
  • Breathable fabric lining ensures a great in-shoe feel.
  • Molded foam insole for light underfoot cushioning and comfort.
  • 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.
  • FluidRide™ midsole technology delivers a supreme combination of energy return and cushioning with reduced weight and optimal durability.
  • Rearfoot & forefoot Gel® cushioning systems work together to better attenuate impacting shock and allow the foot to move fluidly throughout the gait cycle.
  • Dynamic DuoMax® System increases stability and support with reduced weight and enhanced platform comfort.
  • 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.
  • Guidance Trusstic System® integrates Guidance Line® construction to enhance gait efficiency while promoting mid-foot structural integrity.
  • Imported.
  • Plush tongue and collar for added comfort.
  • Measurements:
    • Heel Height: 1 12 in
    • Weight: 13 oz
    • Platform Height: 1 in
  • 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® 20

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Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I really wanted the rust color, so I did nit purchase from Zappos, but I would highly recommend their customer experience any day. They are the best online retailer that I have ever dealt with. The Kayano 20s are awesome. I have flat feet and the multidensity motion control makes these shoes super stable without the uncomfortable rock in the arch that some supportive shoes give me. I wear an 11 in running shoes, and they are true to size and width. Great cushioning in the forefoot bed and an overall very comfortable shoe. The new materials for the upper and the new style heel counter are great. Perfect evolution. Thesea er great shoes.

I'd also recommend: Saucony

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Felt true to size

  • from Kenosha
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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One of the most comfortable shoes I have ever worn! Light weight, and great support. I think I have a lifetime "keeper" in the Gel-Kayano line.

I'd also recommend: Lowa, Keen

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Moderate arch support

  • from Poulsbo, WA
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Great shoe. I have some major feet/ankle problems and my doctor recommended I get good running shoes. I tried several other brands and was not happy. When I started looking for this pair I decided to go retail. Every clerk I talked to said ASICS, even if there store was 80% stocked with another brand that has a check mark on it. I decided on the Kayao 20 because it had the best reviews for ASICS. I have not been disappointed. They provide great support and awesome cushioning for my feet. I went with Zappos because they were competed and had the black and silver I was looking for.

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Felt true to width

Poor Support

Great Support

Moderate arch support

  • from Orlando Florida Area
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I have owned both the Kayano 18 and 19 prior to this pair. I have Cerebral Palsy and flat feet. So the extra arch support is great for me.

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Runs Small

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Felt true to size

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Excellent arch support

  • from Winchester, Kentucky
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Very comfortable! I felt they were a little narrow at the toe - at least for my feet, and I may have been better ordering a wider shoe, but buy the time I realized it, I had already worn them and it was too late to exchange them. Overall they're extremely comfortable. Great cushioning.

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Runs Small

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Felt a half size smaller than marked

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Felt narrower than marked

Poor Support

Great Support

Excellent arch support

  • from PA
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