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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:

89% Felt true to size
  • 0% Full size too large
  • 0% Half size too Large
  • 89% True to size
  • 7% Half size too small
  • 4% Full size too small
89% Felt true to width
  • 89% Felt true to width
  • 7% Felt narrower than marked
  • 4% Felt wider than marked
62% Excellent arch support
  • 62% Excellent arch support
  • 38% 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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ASICS Gel-Kayano® 20

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1 person found this review helpful
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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  • from Poulsbo, WA
1 person found this review helpful
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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  • from Orlando Florida Area
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!
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Liked them so much I bought another pair. First pair is a year old, still going strong. My Nike shoes blew out after 4 months so I bought another pair of these. I am now a loyal Asics customer.

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  • from Minneapolis
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Lightweight and comfortable yet still with excellent arch support. I've enjoyed running in them. I thought EE could have been a pinch wider. Highly recommend.

I'd also recommend: Brooks

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  • from Minnesota
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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This my 16th of 17th purchase of this shoe model. These are the absolute best shoes, especially if you are a 200 pound plus runner.

I'd also recommend: None

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  • from Hollister, CA
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