The Hoka running shoe, with 2.5 times more midsole volume than standard running shoes, is constructed to support a runner’s form. An increase in midsole cushioning is supposed to provide shock absorption and a firm ride to the runner.
The Hoka running shoe, with 2.5 times more midsole volume than standard running shoes, is constructed to support a runner’s form. An increase in midsole cushioning is supposed to provide shock absorption and a firm ride to the runner. Andrew Seng Aseng@sacbee.com
The Hoka running shoe, with 2.5 times more midsole volume than standard running shoes, is constructed to support a runner’s form. An increase in midsole cushioning is supposed to provide shock absorption and a firm ride to the runner. Andrew Seng Aseng@sacbee.com
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Maximalist running shoes on the front line of marathon training in Sacramento

October 31, 2014 5:00 AM

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