PREVIEW: HOKA Mafate Speed 4 Trail Running Shoes

PREVIEW: HOKA Mafate Speed 4 Trail Running Shoes

PREVIEW: HOKA Mafate Speed 4 Trail Running Shoes

Written By: SportsShoes

*RELEASE DATE 15TH AUGUST 2022*

A pinnacle product for technical trail, the HOKA Mafate Speed 4 distills what we’ve already seen in the EVO Mafate and the Mafate Speed. The same lines are here, just updated with new textiles and construction, including a breathable, single layer jacquard mesh and two-part PROFLY+™ midsole with the lightest, most responsive HOKA foam underfoot.

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Pictured: HOKA Mafate Speed 4 Women's Trail Running Shoes

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Price:£159.99
Weight:Women's: 241g / Men's: 295g
Drop:4mm
Stack Heights:Women's: 31mm heel, 27mm forefoot / Men's: 33mm heel, 29mm forefoot

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Pictured: HOKA Mafate Speed 4 Men's Trail Running Shoes

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KEY FEATURES

Upper:

  • Single layer woven jacquard mesh
  • Dynamic tongue and vamp
  • Rubber toe cap for protection
  • Lay-flat gusseted tongue
  • Bolstered heel collar

Midsole:

  • All-new lightweight, resilient foam
  • Early stage Meta-Rocker
  • PROFLY™ construction

Outsole:

  • Vibram® Megagrip with Litebase construction and traction lug
  • 5mm lugs

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Pictured: HOKA Mafate Speed 4 Women's Trail Running Shoes

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ENHANCEMENTS FROM THE MAFATE SPEED 3

  • 5mm Vibram® Megagrip with Litebase construction and Traction Lug
  • New PROFLY™+ midsole with our lightest, most responsive foam
  • New single layer woven jacquard upper for a more dynamic fit

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Pictured: HOKA Mafate Speed 4 Trail Running Shoes

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COMPARISON WITH OTHER HOKA MODELS

Mafate Speed 4 vs Speedgoat 5:

  • Both the HOKA Speedgoat 5 and Mafate Speed 4 feature enhanced cushioning as well as Vibram® Megagrip with traction lug outsoles to inspire confidence on challenging terrain.
  • The Speedgoat 5 features a single-density for responsive cushioning, while the Mafate Speed 4 features a dual-density midsole with a softer top layer of foam and firmer, more responsive layer of rubberized EVA foam underneath

OUR IN-DEPTH REVIEW OF THE HOKA SPEEDGOAT 5

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Pictured: HOKA Mafate Speed 4 Women's Trail Running Shoes

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Mafate Speed 4 vs Tecton X:

  • Both the HOKA Tecton X and Mafate Speed 4 offer an early stage Meta-Rocker and Vibram® Megagrip with Litebase for enhanced traction.
  • The Tecton X is built for speed, bolstered by parallel carbon fibre plates, and cushioned with a ProFlyX™ midsole

OUR IN-DEPTH REVIEW OF THE HOKA TECTON X

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Find out more about off-road running by visiting our trail running hub and make sure you've got all the running kit you need for your next adventure.

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