• 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

    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: 12.1oz
    Women: 9.9oz
  • 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: 35mm
    Women: 35mm
  • Forefoot height
    Men: 30mm
    Women: 30mm
  • Width
    Men: Normal
    Women: Normal
  • Release date
    Jan 2019
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83 / 100 based on 2 expert reviews

  • 90 / 100 | The Ultra Running Company | | Level 2 expert

    I consider this a fantastic shoe at the end of a ong run when your feet have expanded due to being on your feet for so long and running. This shoe just really accommodate that. So whether you wear it through the whole run, whether you wear it on your longest days or whether you change into this shoe late in the long race, this is really a go-to-shoe as fas as that concerned.

  • 70 / 100 | TriTwinsMom | Level 1 expert

    After wearing this Stinson ATR 5, I felt like I had clounds on my feet with the Clifton's. That's how dramatically is to Clifton 5. So, if you want something that's very dense, not a typical Hoka, Saucony feel but you still kinda rocker, then this is you shoe. Other than that, I'm sorry to say, I can't like this shoe.

  • First look | ffencino

  • First look | Road Runner Sports | | Level 4 expert

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  • In this fifth iteration of the Hoka One One Stinson ATR, improvements in fit could be found all over. This update provides runners with an all-new level of comfort for any type of run—either long or short distances. The Stinson ATR 5 is perfect for neutral pronators who are looking for a technical shoe that could readily perform on various trail surfaces.
  • The upper of the Stinson ATR 5 features an updated toe box, which offers a more refined fit. Meanwhile, the rest of the upper delivers more lockdown as an overall. The structure of this shoe still includes the arch-lock wings in the midfoot for security, while other elements deliver breathability and durability.
  • The sole unit continues the usage of Hoka One One’s Late-Stage Meta-Rocker technology, which offers additional stability and encourages a smooth toe-off. A unique blend of compression-molded ethylene-vinyl acetate (CMEVA) foam maintains the midsole’s lightness. Then, a podular outsole design allows for easy traversing on uneven terrains.

The Hoka Stinson ATR 5 follows the sizing scheme of most running shoes; thus, runners should expect a perfect fit with their usual size preferences. Some might want to go for a half-size higher if they wear thick socks, or want more wiggle room in the toe area. The Hoka One One Stinson ATR 5 comes in medium width for both the men’s and women’s versions.

In terms of tread pattern and overall construction, the outsole of the Stinson ATR does not differ greatly from its predecessor. This shoe retains the 4-mm lugs made from sticky rubber, which works well in providing grip on various surfaces.

The structure of the outsole is built from a high-abrasion rubber with a full-ground pod design. It offers stability on uneven terrain and shock absorption when running on brutal trails.

The high-volume midsole of the Stinson ATR 5 supply the foot with maximum-level cushioning and comfort. Made from CMEVA, the midsole foam is lightweight despite the thick structure. The shoe’s low-drop construction helps in forefoot striking, which is further encouraged by the Late-Stage Meta-Rocker. Another low-drop trail running shoe, for comparison, is the Brooks Caldera 3.

The midsole employs Hoka One One’s proprietary Late-Stage Meta-Rocker technology, a design concept that promotes stable forefoot support and smooth transition phase. As opposed to its counterpart the Early-Stage Meta-Rocker, the Late-Stage variety forms the midsole with a geometry that places the transition zone in front.

Most of the design in the upper of the Stinson ATR 5 has been retained from the previous version, including the open-mesh material used to create the Speedframe technology of the shoe. With Speedframe, the upper boasts of a seamless construction that is durable yet soft enough to allow comfortable wear.

Another feature that makes it way back from the older Stinson ATR is the arch-lock wings design, found in the midfoot area of the upper. The arch-lock wings deliver the necessary support and security. They are connected to the shoe’s lacing system, which further strengthens the locked-down fit. This detail also prevents discomfort and injury that is usually caused by an unstable ride.

Like many other Hoka One One running shoes, the Stinson ATR 5 includes a heel pull-tab and a padded heel and collar. These elements work in giving extra convenience, protection, and comfort to make the run more enjoyable.