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  • 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
    $115
  • Weight
    Men: 8.4oz
    Women: 6.9oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Men: 5mm
    Women: 5mm

    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
    Men: 25mm
    Women: 25mm
  • Forefoot height
    Men: 20mm
    Women: 20mm
  • Width
    Men: Normal
    Women: Normal
  • Release date
    Unknown
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  • The Hoka One One Hupana Knit Jacquard is a road shoe that’s made for those who have neutral pronation. The design is similar to its counterparts, the original Hupana and the Hupana 2, save for an upper unit that is made of knitted jacquard. Now, the façade has a texture that is close to woven cloth.
  • A ground-contact foam is used as both the midsole and outsole of this running shoe. The full-length compound is designed to be flexible, responsive and durable. The surface that is in contact with the ground has a textured pattern that provides grip.

The Hoka One One Hupana Knit Jacquard has a standard running shoe length. It is available in full and half sizes. When it comes to width, the variants are D – Medium and B – Medium for men and women, respectively. The last is semi-curved, which means that it welcomes the natural curve of the human foot.

The outsole unit of the Hupana Knit Jacquard from Hoka One One is made up of a ground-contact foam named R-BOUND™. This compound has a sturdy structure that can withstand the abrasive nature of the surfaces. It has a textured surface to provide traction.

Flex grooves permit the sole unit to bend in tandem with the joints of the foot. Such a design benefits the toe-off phase of the gait cycle, the part of the step that involves foot flexibility the most.

The R-BOUND™ technology is the one responsible for mitigating the impact during the foot-strike, as well as energizing the toe-off. It’s made to be resilient against breakdown, but it’s also configured for flexible and reactive performance. 

The upper unit of the Hoka One One Hupana Knit Jacquard makes use of knit-jacquard. This textile closely resembles woven cloth, with a soft texture that evokes the feeling of a sock-like wrap. An open construction encourages breathability and natural movement.

The padded tongue and collar are responsible for supporting the instep, the ankles, and the Achilles tendon. These elements are also tasked with averting in-shoe quivering and unintentional shoe removals.

Pull tabs are placed on the tongue unit and the heel. These fabric tags are meant to assist the runner when it comes to putting on the shoe and removing it. The one at the front has ‘Hoka One One’ emblazoned on it.

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