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  • Terrain


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


    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

    Daily running

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


    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
  • Weight
    Men: 9.7oz
    Women: 8.6oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    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
    Heel height
    Men: 33mm
    Women: 31mm
  • Forefoot height
    Forefoot height
    Men: 28mm
    Women: 26mm
  • Width
    Men: normal
    Women: normal
  • Release date
    Release date
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We spent 7.8 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

5 reasons to buy

  • Most runners applauded the overall light weight construction of the Speedgoat.
  • This shoe provides an impressive grip, making it ideal for technical and varied surfaces based on a couple of testers’ reviews.
  • It features welded synthetic overlays for added support.
  • The Hoka One One Speedgoat offers flex grooves in the outsole for stability.
  • The midsole provides a comfortable soft ride as mentioned in some reviews.

4 reasons not to buy

  • Some observed that the Speedgoat wears out quickly as expected.
  • The Hoka One One Speedgoat has a narrow toe box and tight fit as noted in some reviews.
  • Some runners found this shoe uncomfortable.
  • Moderately high-priced shoe.

Bottom line

The Hoka One One Speedgoat is a neutral running shoe that offers outstanding grip and soft comfortable ride. This gained positive feedback when it comes to stability, support and cushioning. It is a great option for lightweight training and rough trail running.


Expert Reviews

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81 / 100 based on 44 expert reviews

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Updates to Hoka One One Speedgoat

  • The Hoka One One Speedgoat features an improved midsole and outsole specifically designed for technical terrains. It has trail-specific outsole with aggressive lugs for impressive grip and flex grooves for enhanced stability.
  • The innovative upper construction of the Speedgoat delivers full support to the forefoot which is also specifically designed for the toughest terrain. The welded synthetic overlays and underlays give added support and lightweight comfort.

Hoka One One Speedgoat size and fit

The Speedgoat is available in standard running shoe length. The heel, midfoot and forefoot are in medium volume. It accommodates those with regular foot shape and offers a snug fit to those slightly wide-footed runners. This shoe is available in standard widths.


The outsole of the shoe uses the Vibram Megagrip element that has aggressive lugs and flex grooves, delivering an impressive traction on different surfaces and stability on uneven terrain. The full ground contact construction of the Speedgoat enhances the traction and gives a smooth heel-to-toe transition.


The injected full-length EVA midsole delivers durable cushioning, delivering a soft underfoot feel and added support. It matches to the Balanced Stage Meta-Rocker Geometry that is designed to increase running efficiency.


The air mesh upper allows excellent airflow, comfort and breathability. The no-sew construction delivers a seamless interior that reduces the possibilities of irritation and blistering. The welded synthetic overlays and microfiber underlays deliver additional support, comfort and smooth structure. This shoe has a ground rubber toe cap that keeps foot well-protected from debris and aberration.