ASICS Gel-Kayano 26

ASICS Gel-Kayano 26 - Women's

ASICS Gel-Kayano 26 - Women's

ASICS Gel-Kayano 26 - Men's

ASICS Gel-Kayano 26 - Men's


Kick up the comfort with the redesigned ASICS GEL-Kayano. Now in its 26th edition, the GEL-Kayano is a tried and true high-mileage training shoe. Featuring an improved underfoot feel with a contoured EVA sockliner, the aggressively sculpted GEL® technology allows for better shock absorption while a combo of FlyteFoam® technologies makes the GEL-Kayano 26 the lightest version ever. This ASICS running shoe is all about going the distance, providing exceptional support and comfort over long periods of time.


  • Weight: 11.1 oz (Men's) | 9.2 oz (Women's)

  • Drop: 10mm (Men's) | 13mm (Women's)

  • Stack Height: Men's 22mm (Heel) | 12mm (Forefoot), Women's 24mm (Heel) | Height: 11mm (Forefoot)

  • High level cushioning

  • Stability Road Shoe


SPEVAFOAM™ 45 LASTING: Employs 45 degree full length SpevaFoam™ 45 lasting material for a soft platform feel and improved comfort.

REARFOOT AND FOREFOOT GEL® TECHNOLOGY CUSHIONING SYSTEM: Attenuates shock during impact and toe-off phases, and allows movement in multiple planes as the foot transitions through the gait cycle.

AHAR® OUTSOLE: Acronym for ASICS High Abrasion Rubber. Placed in critical areas of the outsole for exceptional durability.

TRUSSTIC SYSTEM® TECHNOLOGY: Reduces the weight of the sole unit while retaining the structural integrity of the shoe.

DYNAMIC DUOMAX™ SUPPORT SYSTEM: This evolution of DuoMax® system enhances stability and support, with reduced weight and increased platform support.

I.G.S® (IMPACT GUIDANCE SYSTEM) TECHNOLOGY: ASICS design philosophy that employs linked componentry to enhance the foot's natural gait from heel strike to toe-off.

FLYTEFOAM® LYTE TECHNOLOGY: ASICS lightest weight midsole formulation that provides continuous cushion thanks to organic nano fibers.

FLYTEFOAM® PROPEL TECHNOLOGY: ASICS energetic foam formulation that provides supreme bounce thanks to a unique elastomer compound.

Women's Shoe Features: Gender Specific Cushioning 

Women's models feature a lower-density top layer in the midsole, allowing female athletes to better enjoy the benefits of midsole compression.