Asics Men's Gel-Kayano 26 D Running Shoe
Aggressive sculpting of rearfoot gel for better impact absorption
New contoured sock liner for an improved underfoot feel
Rearfoot Gel cushioning system uses a silicone-based gel for responsiveshock absorption on impact.
Forefoot Gel cushioning system uses a silicone-based gel for responsive shock absorption on impact
Convergence Gel helps dissipate shock better and increase the overall effectiveness of cushioning
Flytefoam Lyte provides lightweight and durable cushioning that is also environmentally friendly.
Flytefoam Propel offers a softer step-in feel with more bounce.
Discrete Heel unit is a component of IGS that provides excellent shock absorption in the heel.
Guidance Line is a vertical flex groove in the forefoot for improved gait efficiency.
Dynamic DuoMax Support System reduces over pronation by controlling the movement of the foot, leading to a smoother heel to toe transition.
Guidance Trusstic System is a lightweight support system that provides additional torsional rigidity.
Impact Guidance System (IGS) design creates a smooth and balanced heel-to-toe transition.
Gender Specific Forefoot cushioning uses an injected top layer of Solyte cushioning for additional comfort.
ASICS High Abrasion Rubber (AHAR in the heel is made of carbon rubber for exceptional durability.
DuraSponge Outsole in the forefoot is made from a blown AHAR compound, for responsive cushioning and flexibility.
Rear Foot Crash Pad slows the rate of pronation, providing a smoother transition from heel-to-toe.
FluidFit consists of multi-directional stretch mesh that provides a personalized, glove-like fit.
Jacquard mesh comprises the upper, providing lightweight breathability that tightens and loosens in key areas to allow the foot to move naturally while still maintaining structure.
MetaClutch uses an exoskeletal structure that wraps the heel for a secure fit, with a new X-shaped structure lined with memory foam for a personalized fit.
Personal Heel Fit (PHF) uses a two layer memory foam lining in the heel collar, updated to better optimize a plush, individualized fit.
Discrete Eyelets are independently placed to disperse lace tension and enhance comfort.
Reinforced Vamp increases durability through the addition of a thin and seamless mesh overlay.
ComforDry X-40 Sockliner is made with anti-bacterial material to reduce odor and moisture and provide additional cushioning.
Strobel Last with the upper stitched to full-length ComforDry, for enhanced cushioning and a moderately soft underfoot feel.
11.85 oz (size 9)
Featuring an all-new design, the ASICS Gel Kayano 26 uses high-quality materials to provide a softer, more comfortable running experience for the moderate to severe overpronator. Continuing to use ASICS' Dynamic Duomax Support System along with a trusstic system, and a sturdy heel counter, the Kayano 26 does a great job at reducing the inward rolling of the foot during ground contact. Additionally, the new multi-directional mesh upper is knit in a way that provides added support in key areas while reducing weight and enhancing breathability.