Named for HOKA Athlete Karl "Speedgoat" Meltzer, the Speedgoat 4 is part of an award-winning family known for making quick work of technical terrain. The fourth edition features a new breathable yet rugged mesh.
Constructed using an updated mesh upper, the Hoka Speedgoat 4 wrap the foot in breathable comfort whilst providing a secure, locked-down fit. Lightweight and breathable, the mesh allows cool air to flow through the shoe removing uncomfortable heat build-up and regulating internal temperature to create a healthy environment that feet can thrive in. The fabrication hugs the foot offering lightweight support whilst strategically placed 3D printed overlays across the midfoot helps to lock the foot down in the shoe keeping you feeling secure and locked in for a stable and supportive fit. Ensuring much-needed support, the overlays also increase durability by protecting both the shoe and the foot from possible damage that the shoe may encounter along the trail. A gusseted tongue has also been added to the upper to provide next to skin comfort plus, it prevents loose debris from entering inside the shoe. The tongue also features strategic cut-outs for increased ventilation. Completing the upper is a lacing system which ensures a secure, lock-down fit to reduce in-shoe slippage so you can enjoy distraction-free strides.
A lightweight foam has been used within the midsole of the Hoka Speedgoat 4 Trail Running Shoes to ensure a cushioned and responsive ride. This specialised midsole material provides lightweight cushioning which keeps you feet comfortable and supported as you move through uneven terrain. The lightweight foam is also highly responsive as it works to as it adapts to the ground beneath you and works to propel you forward as you move throughout the gait cycle. The light foam is also ideal for this running shoe as it prevents the wearer from feeling weighed down and will keep the wearer feeling light and quick on their feet. As well as this, the foam absorbs shock and impacts in key areas of the shoe and helps to stabilise the foot to keep the wearer firmly on their feet. Completing the midsole is a wider platform and toe box within the shoe is designed to provide a more stable based on a wide variety of terrain so you can have assured footing no matter how challenging the ground beneath you may be. The wider forefoot also ensures a more accommodating fit so you can remain comfortable for longer.
Completing the Hoka Speedgoat 4 Trail Running Shoes is a Vibram MegaGrip outsole ensures traction and grip on varied terrain. This high-performance rubber compound gifts you with an unparalleled grip on wet and dry surfaces, rugged longevity and optimal ground adaptability. The rubber is able to form a solid bond with the ground beneath it to ensure traction and control as you explore the unbeaten path. Zonal rubber placement ensures traction and grip where you need it the most whilst remaining lightweight so you can cut through tough terrain with ease. Furthermore, 5mm 'stepped' lugs adorn the outsole to provide flexible and sticky multi-directional traction as you tackle awkward ascents and daring descents. The lugs ensure additional support and stability so you can continue with complete confidence that your footwear will support on any outdoor adventure. Grippy on the uphill and secure on the downhill, the Speedgoat 4 is great on every trail.