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Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe

Women's ASICS GEL-Kayano 22

Item #01701
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Women's ASICS® GEL-KAYANO® 22 :: Get excited for yet another amazing new update of the already "wow"-worthy Kayano shoe - the new Women's ASICS® GEL-Kayano® 22. You'll be cruising in more comfort than ever thanks to the adaptive, more secure fit provided by the new FluidFit™ upper, Seamless Construction and re-engineered Heel Clutching System™. Mild to moderate pronators will continue to revel in the rockin' ride of the Kayano 22, enjoying the luxuriously plush comfort of the new ComforDry™ lasting and ComforDry™ X-40 sockliner.

Features & Benefits:

  • Impact Guidance System: Enhances the foot's natural gait from heel strike to toe-off
  • FluidRide®: Ultimate combination of bounce back and cushioning properties with reduced weight and exceptional durability
  • FluidFit®: Combines multi-directional mesh with stretch reinforcements that adapt to the athlete's foot creating a truly customized glove-like fit
  • Heel Clutching System™: Exoskeletal heel counter provides improved support and creates improved heel fitting environment
  • Rearfoot and Forefoot GEL® Cushioning Systems: Attenuates shock during impact and toe-off phases and allows movement on multiple planes as the foot transitions through the gait cycle
  • Dynamic DuoMax® Support System: Enhances stability and support with reduced weight and increased platform comfort
  • Guidance Line®: Vertical flex groove decouples the tooling along the line of progression for enhanced gait efficiency
  • Guidance Trusstic System®: Enhances gait efficiency while providing midfoot structural integrity
  • ComforDry™ X-40 Sockliner: Premium sockliner features higher rebound properties while providing excellent moisture management, high level breathability, and antimicrobial properties
  • ComforDry™ Lasting: Features plush underfoot comfort while providing excellent moisture management high level breathability, and antimicrobial properties
  • 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®: 3mm of additional height on women's models helps relieve achilles tension
  • 1000003434
  • Heel-To-Toe Drop: 13mm
  • WEIGHT: 8.9 ounces
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Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe
 
4.2

(based on 123 reviews)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (12)
  • Comfortable (11)
  • Breathable (10)
  • Cushions impact (9)
  • Good traction (6)

Cons

  • Narrow / tight (6)
  • Poor support / stability (3)

Best Uses

  • Pavement (7)
  • Road running (7)
  • Distance / endurance (5)
  • Running (4)
  • Walking (4)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      60% 

      (9 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      50% 

      (8 reviews)

      Feels true to width

       

      Feels too wide

       
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (37)
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (11), Low arch (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (7), Casual/ recreational (6), Gym rat (3)

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5.0

An ASICS Convert

By Michael

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

From Brooks to ASICS

 
5.0

I have bought these shoes 3 times!!

By Carolyn

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

Love the shoe. Fits perfect. I wear the shoe for step aerobics where we do a lot of jumping.

 
5.0

Glad to be back in my Asics!

By Evelyn

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

I've been wearing ASICS for years, and recently tried out some other brands. Boy, is it good to be back in my Asics! the Kayano is good for my stability needs. If anything, as I get into mileage distances I have never done before (I've done half marathons, but am not training for my first full, so hitting miles in the high-teens and low-twenties) it could have a little more cushioning. But, all in all, my feet feel a lot better in these than in the other brands I was trying. I still swap them around, but these are my go-to long mileage shoe, and will be with me when I cross the finish at the Los Angeles Marathon in March 2017.

 
4.0

Cushioned support

By Andrea

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

I love this shoe. It's cushiony and supportive at the same time.

 
4.0

I buy Asics Kaylano every year

By Shaun

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

Great deal

 
2.0

They're going back

By Diana

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

After about 10 versions of Gel Kayanos, they changed the toe box. Just don't fit right

 
4.0

Perfect for narrow feet

By Edralin

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

Great cushion but a little narrow!

 
5.0

Love my Asics

By marlene

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

These are my favorite Asics. This is my third pair. I ordered and got a really good price for these, and that made it even better. I have a difficult foot, high arch, and super-pronator. I wear an 8 and wear a size up in my athletic shoes. I bought the socks that Road Runner promoted and love them with the shoes.

 
5.0

ASICS Kayano

By Stephanie

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

Super comfortable! Love the Kayano line. This is my 4th pair.

 
5.0

Would buy again

By Theresa

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

Work

 
4.0

Asics all the way

By Ann

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

Love this shoe, just wish it was a touch wider! Super color. Would order again.

 
5.0

Still a great shoe

By Amelia

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 is a great stability shoe. It's a comfortable ride with the support pronators need.

 
3.0

If they were a little wider in the toe box I would buy again

By Carol

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

I run on treadmill 5x/wk and switch off shoes. I have worn gel kayano 21 in 9B for over a year and I loved the cushioning but they are just too wide in the heel without a lot of insole and lace manipulation. I thought a 9 2A would be perfect and they are as far as cushioning and heel fit but they are too narrow in toe box. My rt toes hurt until I adjusted both the insole and loosened lace by the the toes. The length seems fine so I don't think a 91/2 is the answer. I wish I could find a narrow heel with a wide toe box that had the cushioning these shoes have.

 
5.0

A shoe that is providing foot comfort after knee surgery

By Marjorie

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

Getting moving again after partial knee replacement. The old shoes were making my feet hurt a lot. I picked these because of the gel inserts. I am up to walking two miles and it has not yet been three months since my surgery. They fit well and seem to give more with a reduction in foot pain.

 
5.0

I

By Mary

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

I am 60 yrs old and have been working in a hospital as a respiratory therapists for 35 years which has taken quite a toll on my feet and back. I've clocked my mileage and I average about 6 miles a day and 26 flights of stairs, up only. These Asics Kyano are like walking on clouds!Best shoe I ever worked in and walked in.! My feet feel the love all day! They stay strong for almost a year! This is my 3rd pair. I hope I can buy them for the rest of my life. Great Sneakers!!!! And Road Runner sports is a great company to buy them from! Great Deals!

 
5.0

This is an awesome shoe!

By David

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

Best and most comfortable shoes ever!

 
5.0

Don't Change A Thing. I LOVE this shoe

By Cathi

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

I love this running shoe. The shoes cradle your feet, are light weight feel great even after working a 12 hour shift in the emergency department. They wear very well and show very little wear and tear. The extra room in the toe box with the wider width ensures that at the end of the day my feet are as comfortable as they were when I first put them on.

 
5.0

A+ service

By Karen

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

Great shoes. Great service!

 
2.0

Not the same as the 21s. Returned them.

By Dennis

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

Not the same as the 21. The toe box is narrower and harder. Kept rubbing on my big toe. I knew as soon as I put them on they were not going to work. We sent them back. Will go back to the 21s.

 
1.0

Changes to this shoe in the toe box are awful

By 40 year runner

from MI

About Me Avid Athlete

Verified Reviewer

Pros

    Cons

    • Narrow / Tight
    • Poor Cushioning
    • Uncomfortable

    Best Uses

    • Road Running

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

    I have been running in Gel Kayano for about 15 years but they narrowed the toe box about 1/4" in the 22 and it is now too small for my foot. I've ordered the size 5 in this shoe for years, but the Gel Kayano 22 shoe makes my toe hurt on downhills because they narrowed the toe box. Overall, it was uncomfortable from the start, with less room, but I gave them a try thinking maybe I didn't loosen the laces up enough. I have bunions and this was about the only shoe, including other ASICS shoes, that worked for me. Not anymore. Extremely disappointed in the modifications in size, as well as the material. I actually measured the 19 v. the 22 and found about 1/4" more narrow in the toe box from the base of the first lace all the way up to the toe. It also does not feel as cushioned. Every once in a while they make a stupid change to the shoe (like the offset laces, or more criss cross decorative pattern that goes over my bunion), but they usually recover and go back to the normal. I don't know about this time. Fortunately, I have one more pair of the 19's (I buy a couple pair at a time) to get me through finding another manufacturer, like Saucony or NB who still have wider toe boxes. I'm afraid to order a different Asics model for fear all of them have reduced toe boxes. I have to have a shoe that does not have a support strap crossing (or decorative material) over the bunion, and enough room to make my crooked toe comfortable. Sorry Asics, my love affair with you has come to a sad end, and both pair of 22's are going back. I hope this wasn't a cost savings measure, but it probably was.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow
    • Arch Type:
    • Average Arch
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    3.0

    Faithful ASICS wearer no more. Narrower & 'sloppy' feeling

    By TechGeekShopaholic

    from San Jose, CA

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Good Arch Support

    Cons

    • Narrow / Tight
    • Poor Stability

    Best Uses

    • Endurance Training

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

    I was a faithful ASICS Nimbus/Kayano wearer for over 8 years. The Nimbus 17 was way too cushy and sloppy feeling, left me with hip and back pain. The new sock-like fabric doesn't lend much support and the model is much narrower than before, so I thought I just needed more stability and tried this OLDER Kayano. ASICS had already switched to the sock fabric for this model - still too narrow. The same size I've been wearing for years is now too long and too narrow. Felt a rubbing on the top of my big toe and the side of my pinky toe immediately. These are going back.. sadly, 2 weeks before a marathon, I'm in search of new shoes! Not good for me.

    If you're new to ASICS, these are a great cushioned shoe with moderate stability. (I think the new fabric makes it less stable on the foot.) Narrow feet will be happy, Super comfy if you can find a good fit.

    Service and delivery comments:

    Fantastic service & ONE DAY delivery for me! Matt at the Campbell store was amazing!

    • Sizing:
    • Feels half size too big
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow
    • Arch Type:
    • Average Arch
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Not cheating on these anymore

    By Hyerim

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

    I switched over to Nike zooms for a while and then came back to my trusted kayanos. When I started running in these after again, I wondered why I ever left them. These corrected my running for so long that I noticed outer calf soreness when I stepped into other running sneakers. The 22 does seem to run narrow though. I never order a wife but took advice from a previous post and ordered these in a wide and they fit beautifully. I'll always purchase a previous year's model since the price is hefty for a new pair. I was so tempted to get he 23 but these worked out perfectly! I'm never cheating again!

     
    5.0

    I would buy again and again.

    By Georgia

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

    Love these shoes!

     
    5.0

    Great Shoe!

    By Mary

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

    After years of loving Gel Cumulus shoes, I switched over to the Kayano for stability support. It took a few tries to get the size and width right, but I love the shoes!!! I went from size 10 in cumulus to 9 1/2 in these shoes, and from narrow width in cumulus to medium width in Kayano.

     
    4.0

    Very pleased!

    By Patricia

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

    I wear a size 11 narrow in most non-running shoes. I ordered a size 11 medium in these and they fit great. I personally like that they run a little narrow. Very comfortable but I wish there was a little more cushion. I think that about most brands though! I would order these all over again and am happy with my purchase. Great colors, too!

     
    5.0

    Great cushioning for Plantar Fascitis

    By ann

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

    I ordered this shoe after having a bout of plantar fascitis in one foot and wearing orthotics for both feet to unload my painful metatarsal heads. By following the advise of many reviewers I ordered a 1/2 size bigger and a wide instead of my normal medium. They fit very well, allowing space for my forefoot and wonderful cushioning for the whole foot. I had purchased the GT-2000 earlier this year and like that as well, but the Kayano does have more gel, and for that reason is more comfortable for me.

     
    5.0

    Looking good!

    By Mary

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

    Best fitting. Comfortable. One pair for walking. One pair for running.

     
    5.0

    I love this pair!

    By Eve

    from San Diego, CA

    About Me Gym Rat

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Breathable
    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Durable
    • Fast
    • Good Traction
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gym
      • Pavement
      • Road Running

      Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

      I love this pair! very comfortable and the support is perfect! I will buy Kayano shoe so happy again!!

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • Average Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      My wife recomends these shoes.

      By Daniel

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

      My wife really enjoys these shoes. Great cushioning. Fit is perfect.

       
      4.0

      Recommended running shoe

      By karen

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Kayano 22 Running Shoe:

      I run approximately 24 miles a week. Two days of seven miles and one of 10 miles. This shoe became only shoe I will run in about 7 years ago. It has the most cushion and stability that I need. Starting last year however, the shoe required a break-in period which took about 6-7 runs. It was comfortable for the first 5 ish miles, then hurt the ball of my feet for the remainder of the run. After that, they did break in and were fantastic until I needed new shoes again.

      I decided to try the same shoe again just recently. I am experiencing the same break-in. But, it is not as severe and more comfortable than last years' model. Even though I am perplexed by having to break-in the shoe, I am satisfied and will continue to use only the Asics Gel-Kayono for running.

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