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  • Terrain
    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
    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
    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
    Price
    $150
  • Weight
    Weight
    Men: 9.3oz
    Women: 8oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Heel to toe drop
    Men: 2mm
    Women: 2mm

    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.

  • Heel height
    Heel height
    Men: 27mm
    Women: 27mm
  • Forefoot height
    Forefoot height
    Men: 25mm
    Women: 25mm
  • Width
    Width
    Men: normal
    Women: normal
  • Release date
    Release date
    Unknown
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Summary

We spent 7.8 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

5 reasons to buy

  • The No Sew Construction effectively provides a comfortable wearing experience to runners, even when not using socks.
  • Many applauded the Hoka Race Lace System, which essentially makes adjusting the fit possible with only a single pull of the laces.
  • Impact protection is delivered by the Rmat mid-sole material.
  • The Early Meta-Rocker Geometry encourages better running performance through a semi-rocker shape of the sole unit.
  • This shoe has a roomy toe box.

4 reasons not to buy

  • This running shoe has a moderately expensive price.
  • Some runners mentioned that the outsole gripping lugs wore out quickly than expected.
  • The forefoot area was a bit narrow for some runners.
  • Based on some comments, the RMAT material in the outsole was slippery when used in muddy surfaces.

Bottom line

The Huaka from Hoka One One is a lightweight road running, mild stability shoe that provides the runner with enough cushioning, while maintaining a supportive and responsive nature. This shoe can also function well on soft off-road tracks.

Rankings

Expert Reviews

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84 / 100 based on 27 expert reviews