In preparation for next month’s 2013 ING New York City Marathon, Asics has given two of its most popular running shoes—the Gel-Kayano 20 and Gel-Nimbus 15—the Big Apple treatment.

Featured in a vibrant Flash Yellow/Island Blue/Royal colorway, the men’s versions of the Kayano 20 NYC and Nimbus 15 NYC are the perfect silhouettes to represent one of the most prestigious marathons in the world (not to mention one of the greatest cities in the world). To make them official, the shoes are complete with NYC marathon branding across the tongue and heel, as well as on the insoles.

Apart from aesthetics, all the features in the two models remain the same. Meaning, you still get the same performance you’re accustomed to from the two high profile shoes. The Kayano 20 NYC and Nimbus 15 NYC are also available in women-specific versions, featured above in an equally impressive Electric Orange/Orchid/Electric Melon color scheme.

Shop the entire NYC Marathon collection at Asics.

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