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JUST A KIWI GIRL RACING THE GOLDEN TRAIL SERIES - CAITLIN FIELDER

JUST A KIWI GIRL RACING THE GOLDEN TRAIL SERIES - CAITLIN FIELDER

August 15, 2021

"It’s hard not to feel overwhelmed standing at the start line of races in the Golden Trail Series. I look around me and see some of the best trail running athletes in the world, and it’s easy to feel intimidated. Most of these guys have been running a long time, and for a lot of it at a fairly high level..."

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TIME TO LEAVE FEAR BEHIND BY CHERYL MILLER

TIME TO LEAVE FEAR BEHIND BY CHERYL MILLER

July 26, 2021

For many reasons, my story begins with running, and it took a long time for that realization to sink in. I grew up below the poverty line and my mother struggled badly with alcohol and drug addiction following my father’s suicide. He left us when I was about 3 months old. Eventually, I was deemed a ward of the court, and my grandparents stepped in to raise me. 

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ANACAPA DEEP DIVE WITH DIRECTOR OF HIKING PRODUCT HY ROSARIO

ANACAPA DEEP DIVE WITH DIRECTOR OF HIKING PRODUCT HY ROSARIO

July 08, 2021

With the brand-new Anacapa, we’ve taken our cushioned support and efficient, smooth ride you know from HOKA running shoes and worked them into a premium hiking boot. Director of Hiking Product Hy Rosario walks us through the development of this all-new hiking boot, the technology incorporated, and the inspiration behind creating a hiker with you in mind.

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WHAT TO WEAR FOR COLD WEATHER RUNNING

WHAT TO WEAR FOR COLD WEATHER RUNNING

July 01, 2021

With winter weather on the way and indoor workout options limited, many new runners and outdoor fitness buffs are finding themselves out in the cold for the first time.

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THE ZINAL: BEHIND-THE-SCENES WITH FOOTWEAR DESIGNER GABE NICASIO

THE ZINAL: BEHIND-THE-SCENES WITH FOOTWEAR DESIGNER GABE NICASIO

June 30, 2021

Updating a shoe from one year to the next is one thing; creating a brand new shoe is quite another. But Footwear Designer Gabe Nicasio felt inspired by the technical mountains of Europe and was tasked with creating a new trail shoe designed to be lower-profile and more nimble than its predecessors at HOKA. Enter the Zinal:

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THE OVERACHIEVING CONTINUES: CLIFTON 8 UPDATE WITH SR. PRODUCT LINE MANAGER ZACK PARIS

THE OVERACHIEVING CONTINUES: CLIFTON 8 UPDATE WITH SR. PRODUCT LINE MANAGER ZACK PARIS

June 08, 2021

The Clifton model is arguably our most popular series, first launching back in 2014. Since then, Senior Product Line Manager Zack Paris has worked on updating each version, bringing us to the all-new Clifton 8 today. 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.

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KAHA GTX HIKING BOOT - PROVING HOW FAR HIKING BOOTS HAVE COME

KAHA GTX HIKING BOOT - PROVING HOW FAR HIKING BOOTS HAVE COME

April 22, 2021

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.

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INTRO TO TRAIL RUNNING

INTRO TO TRAIL RUNNING

April 17, 2021

Need an escape?
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.

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COUPLES RUNNING: THE HOKA GUIDE

COUPLES RUNNING: THE HOKA GUIDE

April 15, 2021

Running inspires passion. Those who love it love it: the early mornings, the drive to improve, the taste of fresh air in your lungs. Sharing a common passion with someone is one of the greatest joys in life, especially when that person is your partner. 

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SOPHIE POWER - THE JOURNEY FROM PREGNANCY TO PERFORMANCE

SOPHIE POWER - THE JOURNEY FROM PREGNANCY TO PERFORMANCE

April 08, 2021

Over the past few months we've followed Sophie's journey from the final month of her pregnancy through the birth of her daughter, and documented her steps to recovery from the huge physical changes of pregnancy and labour. We take an honest look into the pre and post natal challenges facing women who want to start and grow their families without compromising their goals. While positive images of female runners are commonplace, we're taking the important step of addressing the often unspoken barriers that women face - both physical and mental.

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CLIFTON EDGE VS CLIFTON

CLIFTON EDGE VS CLIFTON

March 01, 2021

Pushing the boundaries of what the Clifton is capable of, the new Clifton Edge drives innovation further with a brand-new foam and cutting-edge geometries. Building on the ultra-light, incredibly soft ride experience, the Edge affords an effortlessly smooth heel strike with an extended heel. Debuting an extremely resilient foam that’s lighter than any proprietary HOKA foam to-date, the Clifton Edge is finished with a uniquely flared outsole that cradles the foot and creates a supportive base.

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GETTING INTO THE ZONE TO WIN THE TUM - AN EMOTIONAL JOURNEY

GETTING INTO THE ZONE TO WIN THE TUM - AN EMOTIONAL JOURNEY

February 22, 2021

I love all of the stages of a race.  The build up, the night before, the start, mid way through the last third, and especially finish lines.  They all bring a different emotion and feeling.  This year I couldn’t wait to get racing, and once that gun went I fell straight into that place I love to go “The Zone”. At NO POINT was a top 3 place ever considered! But I pulled off a Win. 

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