Profile of the Hoka One One Rocket LD

Use - As projected by its name, the Hoka One One Rocket LD is built for long-range running. It is ideal for races that range from 1500 meters to a kilometer. 

Spike Type -To be able to generate optimal surface traction, the shoe accommodates 4 pyramid spikes in the forefoot. These spike pins are ¼-inch in length and are responsible for digging into the track for a swifter and more stable running experience. 

Spike Plate - Affixed to the outsole of this long-distance running spike is a rocker horseshoe plate. It promotes the right balance of flexibility and traction. 

Notable Features

The Rocket LD from Hoka One One flaunts comfort, stability, and lightness. That is why its componentry includes a contoured foam midsole that is intended for lightweight cushioning. 

The same element that adheres to the shoe’s lightweight composition is its rocker horseshoe plate. This material is highly flexible and yields maximum grip. 

Additionally, an upper made out of open mesh material is designated as the shoe’s coverage. It gives a breathable, sock-like fit and is embellished with synthetic overlays to enhance support. 

Size and fit

The Hoka One One Rocket LD is configured using the standard width. Men and women can purchase using their usual size preference. 

To give the shoe a comfortable, secure wrap, an open mesh upper is integrated into its composition. It basically conforms to the natural contours and shape of the foot. To further security and lockdown, synthetic overlays are welded to the upper. 


Occupying the whole outsole of the Rocket LD is its rocker horseshoe plate. It is a very lightweight, durable material that preserves the track spike’s quality. 

The rocker horseshoe plate is also fashioned to maintain the flexibility of the shoe while allowing efficient transitions at toe-off. 


Long-distance running is a considerably strenuous activity that leads to the production of excessive sweat, especially in the foot. That is why a breathable material is fundamental in the general makeup of the track and field spike. Hence, the integration of an open mesh into the Rocket LD’s upper design. 

Such upper material contains several perforations that permit a healthy amount of air circulation within the platform. Moreover, it possesses a lightness, and it is naturally form-fitting because of its ability to adapt to the natural shape of the foot. The same upper component is found in the Asics Hyper MD 7 and Saucony Ballista

One of the promised characteristics of the Rocket LD is maximum support. That is why several synthetic overlays are fused to the upper to promote structural integrity. It also improves the shoe’s lockdown. 

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 128g / Women 119g
Closure: Lace-up
Event: Running
Features: Removable Spikes
Spike Type: Pyramid
Spike Size: 1/4-inch
Surface: Rubber

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