Out of our closets and into the outdoors – all of us

Global Athlete Ambassador, LGBTQ+ advocate, drag queen, environmentalist, and photographer advocating for diversity in the outdoors, Pattie, has teamed up with NOLS and HOKA to give a small group of queer young adults the chance to explore the outdoors, for free. To apply, submit your application, which can be found here, by June 30th, 2021.   Before we get started, I’d

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From Brunch to Errands to Hikes with Writer Yaminah Mayo

A NYC-based writer and style influencer, Yaminah Mayo uses her platform to share her wellness journey and how she looks amazing doing it.   New York is a town for walkers. Yes, we have public transportation that rivals every other city in the world but if you, like me, have become increasingly weary of the occasional delay that

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The Overachieving Continues: Clifton 8 Update with Sr. Product Line Manager Zack Paris

The Clifton model is arguably our most popular series, first launching back in 2014. Since then, Senior Product Line Manager Zack Paris has worked on updating each version, bringing us to the all-new Clifton 8 today. We sat down with Zack to hear about what goes into the shoe updating process, what changes were made from Clifton 7

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How Staying Active Has Helped POC Runners Cope with the Last Year

To say 2020 was a stressful year for many people is an understatement. A global pandemic unexpectedly entered our lives and put everything to a halt. The way we live, we work, and interact with other people changed forever, bringing a flood of tension and worries followed by negative thoughts and piles of boredom. On

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HOW CITY FIT GIRLS IS MAKING RUNNING MORE ACCESSIBLE

We’re Kiera Smalls and Takia McClendon, the co-founders of City Fit Girls. Born and raised in Philadelphia, we met during college and became best friends. We both loved fitness and wellness and wanted to bring its benefits to our family and friends. HOKA: What are the origins of City Fit Girls? Tell us why and

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Meaning Thru Movement Season 2 With Alison Désir

Now in its second season, Meaning Thru Movement (MTM), created by endurance athlete, activist, and mental health advocate Alison Désir, is a virtual tour series sponsored by HOKA that is dedicated to bringing important conversations around mental health and accessible movement forms (yoga, HIIT) to the running industry. Over the past year, conversations have centered on

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