The 25th anniversary of this legendary runner includes the next evolution of Asics’ ultra-lightweight FlyteFoam® cushioning: FlyteFoam® Propel and FlyteFoam® Lyte. These two cutting-edge technologies work together to deliver energized cushioning and exceptional comfort from heel to toe. Count on the GEL-Kayano® 25 for a premium and reliable ride that stabilizes your foot and fits to perfection. Weight: 9.81 oz. Heel Height: 24mm. Forefoot Height: 11mm.
I.G.S® (Impact Guidance System) Technology: ASICS’ design philosophy employs linked componentry to enhance the foot's natural gait from heel strike to toe-off.
Dynamic Duomax™ Support System: This evolution of the DuoMax® system enhances stability and support, with reduced weight and increased platform support.
Guidance Line® Midsole Technology: The Vertical flex grooves decouple the tooling along the line of progression for enhanced gait efficiency.
Guidance Trusstic System™ Technology: This Trusstic System® Technology integrates Guidance Line® construction for enhanced gait efficiency while providing midfoot structural integrity.
FlyteFoam® Propel Technology: Provides the ultimate combination of bounce-back and cushioning, with reduced weight and increased durability.
Ortholite® X-40 Sockliner: This premium sockliner features higher rebound properties while providing excellent moisture management and a high-level of breathability (Ortholite is a registered trademark of ATP Manufacturing LLC.)
FlyteFoam® Lyte Technology: Reinforced fibers allow for complete bounce-back while being 55% lighter than standard EVA.
Spevafoam™ 45 Lasting: Employs 45-degree full-length SpevaFoam™ 45 lasting material for a soft platform feel and improved comfort.
FluidRide® Midsole: ASICS’ FluidRide® midsole provides the ultimate combination of bounce back and cushioning properties with reduced weight and exceptional durability.
AHAR® Plus Outsole: Strategically positioned in critical areas of the outsole, this exceptionally durable compound is 50% more durable than standard ASICS High Abrasion Rubber.
FluidFit® Upper: ASICS’ FluidFit® upper technology combines multi-directional stretch mesh with stretch reinforcements that adapt to the athlete's foot, creating a truly customized glove-like fit.
Heel Clutching System™ Technology: An exoskeletal heel counter provides improved support and creates improved heel fitting environment.
Rearfoot and Forefoot Gel® Technology Cushioning System: Attenuates shock during impact and toe-off phases, and allows for movement in multiple planes as the foot transitions through the gait cycle.
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.
Plus 3® Midsole Technology: 3mm of additional height on women's models helps relieve Achilles tension.