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Mens ASICS GEL-Kayano 21 Lite-Show Running Shoe

Men's ASICS GEL-Kayano 21 Lite-Show

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Men's ASICS® GEL-KAYANO® 21 LITE-SHOW™ :: Stay seen and safe while you're striding stronger than ever in the newly updated Men's ASICS® GEL-Kayano® 21 Lite-Show™. Stand out in low light conditions with the all-over reflectivity plus Glow-in-the-Dark illumination provided by this latest Lite-Show™ edition of the legendary GEL-Kayano® running shoe. Feel lighter than ever when you're hitting the road with the improved FluidRide™ technology that reduces this shoe's weight by 15% and enhances its bounce back by 20%. Your every transition will feel silky smooth with the new heel construction, and you'll even get 40% more inner-wear durability from the new ComforDry™ Sockliner. 10.9 ounces

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Features & Benefits:

  • Impact Guidance System: Enhances the foot's natural gait from heel strike to toe-off
  • FluidRide: The next generation of FluidRide provides the ultimate combination of bounce back and cushioning properties with reduced weight and exceptional durability
  • FluidFit: Upper technology combines multi-directional stretch mesh with stretch reinforcements that adapt to the athlete's foot, creating a truly customized fit
  • Heel Clutching System: Exoskeletal heel counter provides improved support and creates improved heel fitting environment
  • Rearfoot and Forefoot GEL Cushioning System: Attentuates 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
  • Reflectivity and Glow-In-The-Dark GEL: Enhances visibility in dim and dark conditions
  • Guidance Trusstic System: Integrates the Guidance Line construction for enhanced gait efficiency while providing midfoot structural integrity
  • Ortholite X-40 Sockliner
  • Heel-To-Toe Drop: 10mm
  • ASW4530
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Excellent Shoe

By Running Man

from Ypsilanti, Mi


  • Cushioned
  • light
  • Supportive


  • none

Best Uses

  • Running

Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Kayano 21 Lite-Show Running Shoe:

I run 20-25 miles a week and love this shoe. I am a heavy runner at 200lbs. The support and cushioning of this particular model is awesome. I would highly recommend.

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By Why J-Walk, when you can J-RUN!

from Atlanta, GA


  • Fit Supportsoft Bounce


  • Nothing

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    Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Kayano 21 Lite-Show Running Shoe:

    I have been running religiously for 15yrs now, and I can honestly say this is the best shoe I have ever worn. The high impact foam is incredibly responsive, lessening the impact on my joints; I have had less joint pain and soreness since using this shoe. I was skeptical at first because of the poor performance of my Kayano-19s, but they really did a an amazing job with 21s. I highly recommend them.

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    Safety First

    By Letzrunn

    from Fresno, CA

    Verified Reviewer

    Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Kayano 21 Lite-Show Running Shoe:

    The best stability plus shoe in the industry. A great improvement over the last two releases, with color and reflectivity that can't be missed. Simply excellent.

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    I love this shoe!

    By JayScottIA

    from Springfield, VA

    Verified Reviewer


    • Appearance
    • Bounce
    • Comfort
    • Support


    • Colors

    Best Uses

    • Distance running

    Comments about Mens ASICS GEL-Kayano 21 Lite-Show Running Shoe:

    At the present this is my "sole" shoe for all of my races and runs! (no pun intended). I am primarily an Asics guy hence my bias, I ordered a 1.2 size up and the toe box is great, Asics have great heel/ankle support IMO and I have ran a 26.2, 12K,5K and 13.1 since purchasing them a month or so ago. I now want another pair. I would like for Asics to introduce some "sexier" colors like: red, orange, etc. Lets put the neons and turquoises to rest for now!

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    • Deep heel cup: Features the widest and deepest heel cup that offers maximum support and positions the soft tissue to help with natural shock absorption
    • Biomechanical shape
    • High-density foam: Closed-cell foam supports and cushions the foot for long lasting comfort
    • Odor-control coating: All natural coating that eliminates odor-causing bacteria
    • Stabilizer cap: The base of the insole that supports the rear foot and provides structure and stability to the foam layer


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