“Radical change often comes about in trying to solve a simple problem. Our original goal was to improve endurance race times by designing a shoe to go downhill faster. In doing so, we inadvertently reinvented the running shoe.”
- HOKA ONE ONE® Co-Founders Jean-Luc Diard and Nicolas Mermoud
HOW IT ALL STARTED
Watch "The Rundown" and see how HOKA became, well HOKA. Meet our founders and see how trying to solve a problem lead to the creation of the brand you know and love.
The Clifton model is arguably our most popular series, first launching back in 2014. Since then, Senior Product Line ManagerZack Parishas worked on updating each version, bringing us to the all-newClifton 8today. We sat down with Zack to hear about what goes into the shoe updating process, what changes were made from Clifton 7 to Clifton 8, and more.
As part of my training for the Godzone Adventure Race I needed to condition my feet to withstand long periods of trekking/jogging, steep ascents and descents, rocky, uneven terrain and recurring river crossings. So what better test for the Kaha boots.
Whether you're an experienced road runner looking to diversify your routine or a new runner seeking a challenging workout, trail running could be just the thing for you. Here's everything you need to know to get started.