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Discussion: My Hokas feel like marshmel...

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Jun 19, 2016 9:07 PM # 
O Steve!:
My Hokas feel like marshmelllow running which seems to be good for keeping jarring to a minimum....important for Vets and grand masters.....I like mine....I need a new pair
Jun 20, 2016 4:37 PM # 
yes, the slightly overweight shoe guy at REI was going on about them as being "the best shoes ever" . Marshmallow is a good description. . I have some fairly minimal New Balances trail shoes so I thought would give these a try . Not sure that I will use them fpr off trail running/orienteering since they may not give the support etc and might roll my ankle .
Jun 24, 2016 3:34 PM # 
I've been running on Hoka's for trails and pavement since this spring. I started doing morning runs while it was still quite cool and my knees were taking a pounding. Joe Boler suggested them. He uses them exclusively.
Jun 24, 2016 8:31 PM # 
On trail they seem to be faster and lighter on the joints

How about off trail ? any experience.
Jun 26, 2016 1:08 AM # 
O Steve!:
I prefer them on you they seem "rollable"
Jun 26, 2016 5:31 PM # 
I got some of their light hiking boots for my daily walks w/ dogs. Definitely much cushier than my Asolos. I do occasionally jog in them, planning to get a pair of their road shoes for pavement runs.
Jun 27, 2016 10:56 PM # 
I've don e rocks and roots, but still on trail. Joe says they are much grippier than you would think. They definitely aren't rugged shoes.

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