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The History Of The ASICS Gel-Kayano

The ASICS Gel-Kayano has been the company’s premier running shoe for decades now. ASICS has always relied on innovation and science to create the ultimate shoes for sport and running. The ASICS Gel-Kayano represents the ambitions of the company.

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The ASICS Gel Kayano came out in 1993. It was designed and named after Toshikazu Kayano. The shoe was marketed to the serious runner. It was not just a marketing pitch, the ASICS GEL Kayano was constructed and made for the most resolute runners.


The ASICS Gel-Kayano is a true long distance model. ASICS historically has invested its resources into keeping the Gel-Kayano as a leader in the running department. The support and durability of the Gel-Kayano is second to none. The silhouette is available for Men and Women and is gender specific with its cushioning and construction. The shoe has a springy and supportive sole that provides you with comfort as you push for those extra miles.

ASICS Gel Kayano

A Brief History Of ASICS

Kihachiro Onitsuka founded ASICS in 1949 in Japan. His goal was to nurture the youth of Japan through sports and fitness. He strongly believed a healthy life was directly tied to happiness. ASICS has been instrumental in helping the cultural significance of sports throughout the world. ASICS has had a long history of changing sports, and their impact shows no signs of slowing down.

The Legacy Of ASICS

Styles like the Gel-Lyte III & the ASICS GEL Kayano have worked greatly with athletes and fashion forward lovers alike. ASICS is deeply committed to making quality shoes for its customers. The brand is consistently improving its products and making the world of sports a better place. Even with its dedication to function, ASICS has still resonated as a stylish casual shoe. The brand has perfectly blended function with style.

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