Who should buy the Asics Gel Kenun

  • Great choice for runners with neutral pronation who want a reliable daily trainer for easy and long runs.
  • An ideal choice for high mileage road runners for their next 21K or marathon race.

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Lighter and thinner version

Same as with the popular Asics Patriot 10, the AHAR+ rubber is integrated into the Asics Gel Kenun. This material is a lighter and thinner version of the AHAR.

Asics Gel Kenun outsole

It is strategically placed over the outsole to reduce excessive wear and tear. It also provides added durability.

Kenun attenuates shock during toe-off transitions

The Asics Gen Kenun uses the Rearfoot Gel cushioning system. During foot strike, the system acts as a shock absorber. It is essential in attenuating shock during toe-off phases.

Asics Gel Kenun midsole

In the midsole area lies the vertically-placed flex grove called the Guidance Line. This technology guides the runner's foot to follow and improve the gait cycle in a natural manner.

Asics’ Solyte technology for enhanced cushioning and durability

To provide enhanced cushioning and durability, the Solyte midsole technology is integrated into the shoe. This material is made up of lighter compounds that are used in Asics’s standard SpEVA and EVA midsoles.

The underfoot comfort is encouraged by the Ortholite lasting. This lasting material aims to deliver an increased level of breathability.

Asics Gel Kenun sockliner

Moisture management is encouraged by the Ortholite sockliner. During the running and walking activities, it ensures to keep the runner's foot healthy and fresh. Another purpose of which is to provide additional cushioning.

Asics Gel Kenun offers breathable coverage

The Asics Gen Kenun provides a breathable coverage by using the jacquard upper mesh. Aside from its breathability, the shoe also reduces the risk of potential friction and irritation that are caused by traditional seams and stitches.

Asics Gel Kenun breathable coverage

Through its seamless upper construction, it creates a comfortable running experience for the wearer.

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Weight: Men 317g / Women 257g
Drop: 10mm
Arch support: Neutral
Forefoot height: Men 13mm / Women 12mm
Heel height: Men 23mm / Women 22mm
Collection: Asics Gel

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