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.


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.


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.