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.
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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.
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If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.
WeightMen: 9.5ozWomen: 8.2oz
Heel to toe dropMen: 4mmWomen: 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.
Heel heightMen: 33mmWomen: 31mm
Forefoot heightMen: 29mmWomen: 27mm
WidthMen: StandardWomen: Standard
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Updates to Hoka One One Valor LTR
- The Hoka One One Valor LTR features the ultra-sized midsole foam that delivers the signature Hoka One One well-cushioned ride. This full EVA foam absorbs landing impact and delivers a solid rebound.
- The shoe features a unique upper design. It uses a full grain leather upper that still delivers a comfortable and breathable environment for the foot. The upper is also designed to keep debris from entering the shoe while running.
Hoka One One Valor LTR size and fit
The Valor LTR has a standard running shoe length and width. It delivers a snug fit in the heel and midfoot area and the forefoot is a little narrow. This shoe is best for those narrow-footed runners. Some runners with medium measurements can also find a great fit on this shoe.
The Valor LTR same as with its base model, the Valor gives just the right traction needed. It features the strategic rubber placement in its outsole unit. This outsole element delivers reliable traction while running on the road. It also gives added durability on high wear areas. With this sole unit, this shoe will also perform well on light trail.
Same as in the popular Hoka One One Bondi 6, the midsole of this shoe uses the EVA foam that is extended in the entire area for reliable cushioning. It absorbs shock efficiently and converted energy for a solid rebound. The Early Stage Meta-Rocker helps runners in every stride for a more responsive ride. The Flat-Waisted Geometry delivers natural stability.
The full-grain leather comprises the upper of the Hoka One One Valor LTR. It delivers a durable yet breathable coverage. The TPU heel frame gives added support and locked the foot in place while running uphill and downhill.