Hoka Rocket X

Review Score
80%
🏅 Highly Rated
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Overview

The Rocket X is a neutral road running shoe family by Hoka. This is the original product in the family.

It's a maximalist model. It uses breathable construction and carbon fiber plate design, and was released in 2020. Its support type is designated as neutral, meaning that it's designed for runners with neutral pronation. The latest model in the family is the Hoka Rocket X 2.

With an average review score of 80%, it's rated just above the median rating of similar running shoes. Based on our monitoring of prices across the internet, it's currently just above the median price of running shoes today.

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Weight
Weight
210 g
196 g
M: 230 g
W: 204 g
M: 215 g
W: 179 g
M: 264 g
W: 210 g
M: 218 g
W: 184 g
Forefoot
Forefoot
25 mm
36 mm
37 mm
M: 32 mm
W: 30 mm
32 mm
Heel to toe drop
Heel to toe drop
5 mm
8 mm
4 mm
3 mm
7 mm
8 mm
Heel
Heel
30 mm
40 mm
38 mm
M: 39 mm
W: 37 mm
40 mm
Usages
Usages
Racing
RacingRacingSpeed trainingRacingSpeed trainingRacingSpeed trainingRacing
Brand
Brand
Hoka
BrooksNew BalanceMizunoHokaSaucony
Strike Type
Strike Type
Fore/Midfoot strike
Fore/Midfoot strikeFore/Midfoot strikeHeel strikeFore/Midfoot strikeFore/Midfoot strikeHeel strikeFore/Midfoot strikeHeel strike
Shoe Type
Shoe Type
ComfortableLightweightMaximalist
LightweightComfortableLightweightMaximalistComfortableLightweightLow dropMaximalistLightweightMaximalistComfortableLightweightMaximalist
Carbon fiber plate
Carbon fiber plate
Rocker
Rocker
Orthotic friendly
Orthotic friendly
Removable insole
Removable insole
Techs
Techs
New Balance FuelCell
Environmental Characteristics
Environmental Characteristics
Vegan Ⓥ
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Hoka Rocket X characteristics and specifications

Characteristics
SportsRunning (+2002)
TerrainRoad (+1326)
UsagesRacing (+176)
BrandHoka (+104)
Support TypeNeutral (+1563)
Pronation TypeNeutral pronation (+1543)
Strike TypeFore/Midfoot strike (+1083)
Arch TypeHigh arch (+1490)
Shoe TypeComfortable (+213)Lightweight (+401)Maximalist (+405)
FitMedium toe box (+826)
FeaturesCarbon fiber plate (+92)Rocker (+162)
MaterialsMesh (+908)Reflective (+165)
Events10k (+706)5K and 10K (+134)Half marathon (+706)Marathon (+706)
ColorwaysBlack Evening Prim, Blue Glass / Evening Primrose, Eggshell Blue / Black, Fiesta / Black, Radiant Yellow / Camellia, Scuba Blue / Luminary Green, Together, White / Diva Blue, White / Evening Primrose
Specificationsvs Average
Released
Nov 2020
Measurements
Weight
210 g
Heel to toe drop
5 mm
Heel
30 mm
Forefoot
25 mm

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