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ASICS Gel-Kayano 26


The ASICS Kayano has been protecting your run for more than a quarter century, and it's one of the most popular ASICS running shoes ever. Now, the GEL-Kayano 26 leads the next 25 years.

ASICS redesigned its popular GEL cushioning system for the 26th edition of the shoe. The new GEL extends closer to the midfoot and is visible on the lateral side of the shoe, but it still absorbs and disperses impact for a softer landing.

The Kayano has long been a great shoe for overpronators, and the GEL-Kayano 26 is no exception. ASICS used a firm foam compound on the inside of the shoe to help prevent excessive inward roll, and they added a stiff guidance system under the midfoot to give it better structure and support.

An external heel counter keeps your foot locked in, and a classic lacing system gives you the ability to fine tune your fit.

Fleet Feet runners tested and reviewed the ASICS GEL-Kayano 26, and they love it for its supportive feel and consistent ride.

Whether you’re an overpronator or not, the ASICS GEL-Kayano 26 provides a long-lasting, comfortable ride.

Tech specs

Price: $160

Drop: 10 mm

Use: Support shoe, everyday trainer

Surface: Road, track

Reviews (30)

4.9 out of 5 stars.

4.9/5 on 30 total reviews

Rick Verified Buyer
5 out of 5 stars.
GEL-Kayano 26

It’s my sixth or seventh pair of these from Fleet Feet and they work perfectly for my running. I was fit for these years ago and they are still excellent for me. And this time my local store did not have my size, I ordered them on line (I was already wearing the 26) and they were delivered to my house in just a couple of days. Great service no matter how you get them too!

Clint Verified Buyer
5 out of 5 stars.
Very helpful staff

Purchased two pairs of shoes and a running hydration vest. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The foot analyzer that helps you find the right type of running shoe is very impressive!

Chris Verified Buyer
5 out of 5 stars.
Comfortable out of the box

No break-in required; light, supportive, accurate sizing and roomy toe box

Talha Verified Buyer
5 out of 5 stars.
Great product and service!

I'm a beginner runner and love my new running shoes. Shipping was fast and they arrived 2 days ahead of time! A suggestion to your website is to include some sort of simple yet accurate way for new runners to identify which type of shoe is good for what type of foot (flat/normal/high arch, severity, etc.), particularly now that people are doing more shopping online vs instore. It would be helpful to have some sort of identifier for each shoe.

Spencer Verified Buyer
5 out of 5 stars.
Great shoes!

Great shoes!

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