Who should buy the Converse Run Star Hike

There are over a dozen Converse Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers here at RunRepeat, and this platform version might be the one for you if you want a wallet-friendly Converse trainer that will add inches to your height without compromising comfort.

Converse Run Star Hike logo

Who should NOT buy the Converse Run Star Hike 

If you don’t like a Chuck Taylor All Star silhouette that elevates you, consider getting its classic version. But if you want to keep its thick outsole but dislike the high-cut design, check out the Chuck Taylor All Star Move.

Converse Run Star Hike heel part

A slight upgrade on the classic Chuck Taylor All Star

The Converse Run Star Hike stays true to its roots with the timeless appeal of the Chucks All Star. It keeps the classic upper's high-top construction and adds a futuristic touch to finish the silhouette with its attention-catching platform sole.

Converse Run Star Hike platform

Although it was built from the DNA of its main predecessor, this silhouette boasts its design twist and showcases its originality. Its upper sits atop a chunky platform with a rounded heel and spiked, two-toned outsole.

Converse Run Star Hike outsole

Despite this chunky upgrade, this sneaker provides great comfort for the foot, as a good number of critics agree.

Run Star Hike: Ankle’s protected, fit secured

Sporting a high-top profile, this futuristic rendition of the Chucks All Star provides ankle support and protection.

Converse Run Star Hike high cut

This also locks your foot down in a secure, adjustable fit with its lace-up enclosure.

Converse Run Star Hike laces

Elevate your look with this Converse sneaker

A futuristic look for a classic sneaker, the Converse merged past, present, and future into one uniquely stylish sneaker. 

Converse Run Star Hike side profile

With the remarkable twist given to the classic Chucks, the Run Star Hike silhouette still manages to capture the versatility and stylish character of the classic Chucks. With its eye-catching design also comes a fashion statement that could turn heads naturally. 

Facts / Specs

Style: Platform, Retro, Sporty, Chunky
Top: High
Inspired from: Hiking
Closure: Laces
Designed by: JW Anderson
Material: Canvas, Rubber Sole, EVA / Fabric
Season: Spring, Summer

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Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.