Available June 2018 – MSRP $130.00
A staple within the HOKA daily training lineup, the Clifton series is known for its high level of cushioning packaged in a fairly light weight design. Now with version 5, the Clifton continues to feature the same tooling as its predecessor while fine tuning the upper for a more dialed in fit. Whether you’re looking for a trainer that can handle your long runs or simply seeking a little extra shoe for your recovery day, the HOKA ONE ONE Clifton 5 is built to provide your feet with plenty of cushioning to get you through the miles.
To maintain the same underfoot sensation as its predecessor, the shoe offers an identical midsole design. Full length EVA delivers a soft yet springy sensation while an early stage Meta-Rocker design delivers an ultra smooth foot transition. While not quite as soft as the Clifton 3, the shoe continues to deliver a high level of cushioning that can handle any distance.
The outsole design of the Clifton 5 also remains unchanged from version 4. A large amount of exposed EVA helps keep weight down and strategic placement of sticky rubber in the forefoot and heel offers reliable durability.
The only update to the Clifton 5 is a new-engineered mesh upper that focuses on superior comfort. The shoe creates an even softer experience while fewer overlays create a more seamless, dialed in fit.
Preliminary Tech Specs
Stack height*: 28mm heel, 23mm forefoot, 5mm heel-toe offset
Weight*: 9.4 oz (men’s size 9), 7.6 oz (women’s size 8)
*Production heel-toe drops and weights may differ from the preliminary data listed here.
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