Let’s have a look at the new Hoka One One Mach 4 and Zinal trail shoes. Both are fast, light, and fun to run in.
Hoka One One Mach 4:
In its fourth edition, the Mach 4 takes its biggest leap forward, built on themes inspired by the Rocket X and Carbon X. Designed for logging long miles, this everyday trainer delivers a lively ride and energetic underfoot feel that is unquestionably HOKA. Softer and bouncier than the previous iteration, the Mach 4 employs a harmonious blend of foams — merging an incredibly soft, lightweight foam on top with rubberized foam directly beneath. This up-tempo shoe has been crafted with a new pull tab, revamped upper made from heat-pressed TPU embroidered yarns and a refined collar shape that alleviates pressure on the Achilles. Light, fast, and unquestionably responsive, the Mach 4 delivers a daily dose of speed.
Attack technical terrain with confidence in the grippy, ‘gecko-like’ Zinal. A responsive trail runner geared for shorter distances, this nimble trainer delivers the perfect blend of speed and agility. Made from recycled yarn, a stripped-back mesh upper has been designed with a gusseted tongue to keep debris out. Featuring our PROFLY™ dual-density midsole with ultralight foam on top and rubberized EVA on the bottom, the Zinal is finished with a Vibram® Magagrip outsole with Litebase construction for maximal traction and minimal weight.