Some local impressions of Hoka One One by Sydney runners

To be fair, I wrote this one when I was still testing the shoe for the newly anointed Australian distributor:

http://runeatsleeprun.wordpress.com/2011/07/15/hokas-now-in-australia-bondi-b-road-shoe-review/

But I liked the shoe so much, I put up with their company  ; )

The boys at Ultra168, however, are a scrupulous bunch who’ll happily take whatever kit they can and then destroy it thoroughly. That’s why I, as an ultrarunner, like what they do. It saves me a bunch of time and answers my own questions. It would be interesting how their self-experimentation is working for everyone else, but that’s probably best discussed another day (after UTMB – make sure to follow the live coverage starting soon @iRunFar on Twitter)

So, they have had their hands on some Hokas and their initial findings make refreshing reading on the topic of big bouncy shoes as tested by a minimalist compulsive…

come on Miguel Heras – surprise the world!! Go Krissy Moehl, Kilian, Scott Jurek, Bryon Powell…. Huge UTMB…. Huge!!

One Response to Some local impressions of Hoka One One by Sydney runners

  1. Tim Smith says:

    Hey, thanks for the comment. Just left ya a response. I’ll be sure to add your site to my reading list 🙂

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