ASICS Gel Kayano 26

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Overview

The Gel Kayano is a maximalist road running shoe family using Gel and Lite-Show technology from ASICS.

The Gel Kayano 26 uses breathable construction, orthotic friendly and removable insole design, and came out in 2019. Its support type is designated as stability, meaning that it's designed for runners with overpronation. The latest model in the family is the ASICS Gel Kayano 29.

With an average review score of 81%, it's rated just above the median rating of similar running shoes. Based on our monitoring of prices across the internet, it's currently in the most expensive 10% of running shoes today.

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315 g
M: 366 g
W: 312 g
M: 309 g
W: 281 g
M: 346 g
W: 315 g
M: 275 g
W: 235 g
M: 303 g
W: 244 g
Forefoot
Forefoot
M: 19 mm
W: 11 mm
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24 mm
Heel to toe drop
Heel to toe drop
M: 10 mm
W: 13 mm
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12 mm
Heel
Heel
M: 29 mm
W: 24 mm
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Brand
Brand
ASICS
New BalanceBrooksBrooksAltraMizuno
Shoe Type
Shoe Type
Breathable
MaximalistBreathableLow dropMaximalistZero dropComfortableMaximalist
Breathable
Breathable
Orthotic friendly
Orthotic friendly
Removable insole
Removable insole
Rocker
Rocker
Techs
Techs
ASICS Gel
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Environmental Characteristics
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ASICS Gel Kayano 26 characteristics and specifications

Characteristics
SportsRunning (+1896)
TerrainRoad (+1286)
UsagesDaily running (+1098)
BrandASICS (+241)
Support TypeStability (+204)
Pronation TypeOverpronation (+186)
Strike TypeFore/Midfoot strike (+1046)Heel strike (+1131)
Arch TypeLow arch (+190)
Shoe TypeBreathable (+323)
FitMedium toe box (+816)
FeaturesBreathable (+960)Orthotic friendly (+257)Removable insole (+237)
MaterialsMesh (+844)
TechsASICS Gel (+132)
Events10k (+678)Half marathon (+678)Marathon (+678)
ColorwaysBlack, Black / Black, Black / White, Black / Yellow, Blue / Blue, Blue / Green / White, Blue / Orange, Green, Grey, Grey / Navy Blue
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Model
26
Released
Jun 2019
Measurements
Weight
315 g
Heel to toe drop
M: 10 mm
W: 13 mm
Heel
M: 29 mm
W: 24 mm
Forefoot
M: 19 mm
W: 11 mm

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