Named for Karl Meltzer aka “The Speedgoat”, who holds the record for the most 100-mile trail race wins and epitomizes the “go everywhere, run everything” attitude, this shoe is designed to attack all kinds of technical trail. With that in mind, Hoka further improved the fit, stability and durability of the Speedgoat 2 in it's new version.
Changes from previous version:
Wider midsole and toe box of Speedgoat 2
More aggressive Vibram® MegagGrip lugs, which hold up to all kinds of rugged terrain.
Added heel support and midfoot lockdown in the upper as well as “seatbelt” support on each side.
Open engineered mesh construction to maximize breathability and support
Reinforced TPU midfoot overlays to help ensure a secure fit
Midfoot cage construction designed for stability and lockdown/foot capture
Oversize EVA midsole provides lightweight cushioning
Wider platform designed to provide a more stable base on varied terrain
CMEVA foam midsole absorbs impact points and offers stable footing
Vibram® Megagrip hi-traction outsole with 5mm lugs
Multidirectional lugs for supreme grip on varied terrain
More durable outsole design
Weight: (US sz 7) 9.10 oz
Fit: True to size
Pitch: 4.00 mm
Orthotic Friendly: Yes
Removable Insole: Yes