Facts

  • Terrain

    Road

    Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

    Trail

    Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

    Good to know

    As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

  • Arch support

    Neutral / cushion / high arch

    Shoes for runners who do not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with normal, high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

    Stability / overpronation / normal arch

    Shoes for runners who need mild to moderate arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a low arch. See the best stability shoes.

    Motion control / severe overpronation / flat feet

    Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.

    Good to know

    - Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
    - More about arch support in this video.
    - Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

  • Use

    Daily running

    Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.

    Competition

    Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

    Good to know

    If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

  • Price
    $140
  • Weight
    Men: 10.6oz
    Women: 8.8oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Men: 4mm
    Women: 4mm

    The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.

    There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.

  • Width
    Men: Standard, Wide
    Women: Narrow, Standard, Wide
  • Release date
    Unknown
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Updates to Hoka One One Akasa

  • This Hoka One One Akasa is a neutral running shoe ideal for those who want to take their running experience to a higher level. Built for plush road running and walking activities, the Akasa utilizes the Hoka One One Active Foot Frame design that promotes a comfortable and snugger fit.
  • The shoe features a rubberized foam outsole that provides the right amount of grip on varied running surfaces. It also provides durability to high-wear areas.
  • The Akasa also features an engineered knit upper. This design aims to deliver breathability and comfort, especially on warm running conditions.

Hoka One One Akasa size and fit

This Hoka One One running shoe runs true to size. Because of the utilization of the engineered kit upper, it is sure to provide a supportive and comfortable fit.

When it comes to width, D - Medium for the men's version and B - Medium for the women's version are the available options.

Outsole

Integrated into the outsole of the  Hoka One One Akasa is the rubberized foam. The primary goal of this material is to provide high rebound cushioning. This component of the shoe also delivers a good amount of grip in different paved surfaces.

Midsole

The Hoka One One Active Foot Frame is used in crafting the running shoe. The goal of which is to function as a “bucket seat”, just like the ones used in racer cars. A snugger fit is then promoted by effectively supporting and cradling the foot throughout the run.

Along with the Hoka One One Active Foot Frame is the utilization of the high-rebound midsole foam. It delivers responsive and long-lasting cushioning.

All-day comfort is encouraged by the ultra-plush dual compound memory foam sock liner. This material adds cushioning to the platform as well.

Upper

An engineered knit material is integrated into the upper of the Hoka One One Akasa. It offers a perfect blend of breathability, comfort, and support. With the utilization of the knitted upper, a more breathable interior environment is encouraged. It is sure to keep the foot cool, dry and fresh even after long hours of walking and running.

The TPU toe reinforcement significantly increases the durability of the shoe as well. With this added feature of the Hoka One One Akasa, it is sure to prolong the lifespan of the footwear, especially when tackling long-distance runs and walks.


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