Hoka Rocket X

Review Score
81%
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Juan Maria Jimenez Llorens Tim TollefsonSam LongJim Walmsley
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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 81%, it's rated just above the median rating of similar running shoes. Based on our monitoring of prices across the internet, it's currently in the most expensive 20% of running shoes today.

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210 g
M: 221 g
W: 193 g
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W: 187 g
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Forefoot
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25 mm
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Heel to toe drop
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5 mm
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Heel
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Brand
Brand
Hoka
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Strike Type
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Fore/Midfoot strike
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BreathableComfortableLightweightMaximalist
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Breathable
Breathable
Carbon fiber plate
Carbon fiber plate
Carbon plate
Carbon plate
Rocker
Rocker
Orthotic friendly
Orthotic friendly
Removable insole
Removable insole
ASICS
ASICS
Techs
Techs
New Balance FuelCell
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Hoka Rocket X characteristics and specifications

Characteristics
SportsRunning (+1895)
TerrainRoad (+1285)
UsagesCompetition (+75)Racing (+186)
BrandHoka (+97)
Support TypeNeutral (+1483)
Pronation TypeNeutral pronation (+1462)
Strike TypeFore/Midfoot strike (+1044)
Arch TypeHigh arch (+1410)
Shoe TypeBreathable (+321)Comfortable (+240)Lightweight (+412)Maximalist (+492)
FitMedium toe box (+816)Wide toe box (+314)
FeaturesBreathable (+960)Carbon fiber plate (+77)Carbon plate (+46)Rocker (+131)
MaterialsMesh (+843)Reflective (+110)
Events10k (+678)5K and 10K (+41)Half marathon (+678)Marathon (+678)
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
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Released
Nov 2020
Measurements
Weight
210 g
Heel to toe drop
5 mm
Heel
30 mm
Forefoot
25 mm

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