WELCOME TO HOKA
Brilliant design. Unparalleled performance. HOKA® shoes are made by runners, for runners. Our journey began when trail-runners Jean-Luc Diard and Nicholas Mermoud set themselves a challenge: to build a shoe with improved downhill stability and traction. When our shoes were first debuted at tracks around the world, their unique look raised a few eyebrows. As the runners went on to win their races, we knew were onto something. Today, HOKA® footwear is beloved throughout the running community. From professional athletes and dedicated amateurs to Couch-to-5K first-timers, we're proud to support you from the first stride to the finishing line and beyond.
RUNNING SHOES REINVENTED
Runs with friends in Herăstrău Park. Intense trail runs in the Piatra Craiului mountains. Hard-working sessions on the treadmill. Whatever you're planning next, great runs begin with the right shoes. Every part of your HOKA® running shoes has been cleverly designed to help you get the most from every run. Urban runners who cover a lot of distance on hard surfaces will appreciate our ultra-deep responsive cushioning that creates maximum shock absorption. If you're heading off-road, our Active Foot Frames cradle your heels and embed your midsoles into the shoe for support that carries you across uneven terrain. A pair of HOKA® running shoes with J-Frame™ outer soles helps prevent overpronation – ideal for long-term protection from injury.
THE HOKA DIFFERENCE
HOKA® shoes look different because they are different. We believe form follows function, and the unique silhouette of our shoes comes from the clever technology inside. PROFLY™ intelligent cushioning gives extra power to your toe-off and maximum protection in your landing. Meta-Rocker geometry helps balance the height difference between your toes and your heels, propelling you forward. And our extended HUBBLE® heel ensures smoother toe-to-heel transitions and reduces the impact on your body. In Maori culture, the word HOKA® means 'to fly over the earth'. To find out why we chose this name, slip on a pair of our shoes and start your next adventure.