Enjoy excellent comfort and advanced support with the GEL-KAYANO® 27 running shoe. The redesigned mesh upper helps keep feet cool, while the sole is more flexible to help promote a more natural roll through the gait cycle. This starts in the heel with added flex grooves that assist in isolating initial impact to force a softer and smoother feeling at footstrike. At midstance, the foot should stop pronating and re-supinate for an efficient toe-off. To help this natural motion, we incorporate DYNAMIC DUOMAX® technology to help support the foot and increase stability for runners whose feet roll inward too much (overpronate). The midsole also integrates SPACE TRUSSTIC™ technology, which provides stability and reduces the overall weight to help promote a smoother transition from foot strike to toe-off. This added stability is complemented by deeper forefoot flex grooves for a smoother roll through toe-off, allowing the shoe to move more naturally with the foot. Lastly, a large section of reflective materials in the rearfoot helps keep runners visible when running in low-light conditions. The GEL-KAYANO® 27 model is an excellent choice for both competitive and noncompetitive runners looking for an everyday trainer that combines comfort with support.
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.
FlyteFoam® Propel Technology
ASICS energetic foam formulation that provides supreme bounce thanks to a unique elastomer compound.
DuoMax® Support System
A dual density midsole system positioned to enhance support and stability, positioned sport specifically.
Acronym for ASICS High Abrasion Rubber. Placed in critical areas of the outsole for exceptional durability.
Contains reflective materials designed to enhance visibility during low light hours.
Engineered Mesh Upper
Multi-directional mesh material improves ventilation and stability.
SPACE TRUSSTIC™ Technology
Reduces the weight of the sole unit while providing stability and retaining the structural integrity of the shoe.
Gender Specific Trusstic
Specifically designed trusstic system to cater to the differences in male and female biomechanics
External Heel Clutch
External heel counter delivering better overall fit and targeted support
This lasting material features plush underfoot comfort while providing excellent moisture management and a high level of breathability (Ortholite is a registered trademark of ATP Manufacturing LLC.)
Removable sockliner that provides cushioning performance.
GEL-KAYANO 27 PLATINUM is rated
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Rated 2 out of
Don’t care for the new designI bought these because I love the Kayano 26. This new design is nothing like the previous model, in a bad way for me.
The toe is EXTREMELY pointy, not rounded like 26. The overall shape of the shoe is different also. This one isn’t for me, I’ll stick with the previous model.
Date published: 2020-06-23
Rated 4 out of
Good bounce , a little snug around the archesStart with pros
Love the extra cushion under the toe
Great bounce to the shoe
It is lighter than the GK 26
Very snug fit around arches
Very similar design to GK 26
Because it is lighter seems like less supportive
Over all , light with good bounce but I don’t wonder about durability/ longevity’s. I’m 5 11 185lbs I wonder how long these shoes will last me .
Also limited color ways .
Date published: 2020-06-22
Rated 1 out of
narrow heel and shallow heel cupheel is squeezed by the rim of the heel cup bellow the equator line and makes you want to put a heel in deeper but no. that is it. it is that shallow. I'm in orthopedic. all my patients were recommended asics. no more. i've return about 9 or 10 pairs because of the above
Date published: 2020-06-15
Rated 4 out of
Good style, decent fit, not too differentDecent style, decent fit, and not too different from past models. Seems to be visibly more cushion in the heel but don't feel it. Lot of room in the toe and I'm a 14 in all my shoes. Actually considering going down to 13 for the first time, since they don't have a half-size in between. Tired of white near the base of the shoe. Tired of having clean that area. When it comes to workout shoes, I prefer color so dirt isn't as visible. Otherwise, the modifications are slight. A bolder clasp-like heel, extra gel in the heel, nothing felt, more for show. Like to see the Kayano step up their style game. There are a couple attractive colorways, but I was highly anticipating these this year and I'm a bit underwhelmed.
Date published: 2020-06-14
Rated 3 out of
snug fitThe toe box was very snug with no room at all compared to the nimbus 22. Very tight around the mid foot and the back heal is not very comfortable/lifts out of shoe. The glue between the "gel" and the other parts of the show are sloppily glued and the gel has finger prints on them that are permanently imprinted into the gel somehow.
Date published: 2020-06-11
Rated 5 out of
Great featuresI used to run with different brands and shoes , but when I tried asics ( kayano ) I felt the difference and how comfy they are
Date published: 2020-06-09
Rated 5 out of
like a glovelong time nike wearer... these were my first asics! Impressed with the gentle but firm glove like feet on my heel to mid sole. the toe area is roomy but not to roomy! I feel very stable walking/runnung in them! NOT going back! Man to think I have been missing out all this time! Wife knows best!