The GEL-KAYANO 18 continues to live up to its reputation as the leading structured cushioning shoe on the market. The shoes blend of cushioning and support is perfect for mild to moderate overpronators. It was awarded Best Update by Runners World UK receiving the highest ratings on comfort cushioning and stability by test runners.
This edition includes a Full Length Guidance Line which helps you run more efficiently even when fatigue sets in.
It also introduces a newly designed Dynamic DuoMax Support System in the midsole that offers a smoother more comfortable road feel. Working together with Personal Heel Fit the new Clutch Collar System locks around your heel to create an amazingly comfortable fit.
The GEL-KAYANO 18 is ideal for long training runs providing both the support and comfort you need.
Impact Guidance System (I.G.S.) - ASICS Design Philosophy. Employs linked componentry that enhances the foots natural gait from heel strike to toe-off
Rearfoot and Forefoot GEL Cushioning Systems - Attenuates shock during impact and toe-off phases and allows movement in multiple planes as the foot transitions through the gait cycle
Clutch counter - Exoskelatal heel counter provides improved support and creates improved heel fitting environment
Full Length Guidance Line - Vertical flex groove decouples the tooling along the line of progression for enhanced gait efficienc
Solyte Midsole Material - A lighter weight midsole compound than ASICS standard
EVA and SpEVA. Also features enhanced cushioning and durability
Dynamic DuoMax Support System - A dual density midsole system providing dynamic support and stability positioned sport specifically
ComforDry Sockliner - Provides cushioning performance and anti-microbial properties for a cooler drier healthier environment
Discrete Eyelet - Improves upper fit while reduces possible irritation
Asymmetrical Lacing Design - An anatomically correct lacing environment that reduces potential for irritation and provides improved comfort and fit.