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Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe

Men's Hoka One One Clifton 3

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Men's HOKA ONE ONE® CLIFTON 3 :: If cushioning and a lightweight ride are top priorities to you, look no further than the newly updated Men's Hoka One One® Clifton 3. Treat your feet to an even better fit and feel with this latest update that features an improved fit with a more accommodating forefoot, plus a new seamless speed frame construction for better lightweight comfort. You'll still get that same amazing ride that delivers a light and smooth run every time. Whether you're already a Hoka Clifton fan or new to the Hoka lineup, the Clifton 3 is sure to satisfy your cravings for light n' cushy!

Features & Benefits:

  • New Ultra-Lightweight No Sew SpeedFrame Construction: Now features a more accomodating forefoot and seamless construction for lightweight and supreme comfort
  • Early Stage Meta-Rocker Geometry: Meta-Rocker midsole geometry-sculpting with the transition zone placed behind the metatarsal heads, designed to encourage a smoother ride, and a faster transition to the forefoot
  • Full-Length Compression Molded EVA Midsole
  • Full Ground Contact Design
  • Strategic Rubber Placement on Outsole provides durability
  • 1000011219
  • Heel-To-Toe Drop: 5mm
  • WEIGHT: 8.6 ounces
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Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe
 
4.5

(based on 214 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cushions impact (108)
  • Comfortable (100)
  • Lightweight (93)
  • Breathable (65)
  • Fast (42)

Cons

  • Narrow / tight (24)
  • Wears out quickly (17)
  • Uncomfortable (11)
  • Poor traction (6)
  • Heavy (3)

Best Uses

  • Road running (102)
  • Pavement (68)
  • Distance / endurance (46)
  • Walking (39)
  • Trail running (19)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      84% 

      (105 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      78% 

      (97 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (101), High arch (10), Low arch (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (87), Casual/ recreational (26), Gym rat (12)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (122)

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(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Finally a wider toebox. Combination between Clifton 1 and 2

By Aloncin

from Black Forrest, Germany

About Me Avid Athlete

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Comfortable
  • Good Traction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Pavement
    • Road Running
    • Trail Running
    • Wet Conditions

    Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

    The clifton 3 is the clifton 2 how it should be :-)
    Sizing toebox like the clifton 1 and better and softer material of the clifton 2. Thx Hoka that you listen to your customer :-)

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Arch Type:
    • Average Arch
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Finally...toe room!!

    By OC Runner

    from Orange County, CA

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Pros

    • Breathable
    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Lightweight
    • Roomy Toebox

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

      I have been running on Hoka's exclusively for 4 years now...and currently run 25 miles a week. I received my Clifton 3's yesterday and ran my normal 6-mile loop this morning and can't believe how comfortable these are. These are my favorite Hoka's ever! They finally listened to the complaints of the footbed being too narrow. The toe box is very roomy with plenty of wiggle room for the toes. Thanks Hoka.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • Average Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Good but NOT GREAT like the original clifton 1

      By Calvin the Coach

      from Michigan

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Fast
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Wears Out Quickly

      Best Uses

      • Pavement
      • Road Running

      Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

      I hate to complain and lobby while giving a review but I can't help it. Hoka, PLEASE BRING BACK THE ORIGINAL. I MISS my original Hoka Clifton SO BAD. The Clifton 2 was heavier, to narrow in the tow box, worst of all, didn't have an achilles V cut out on the back, and I got a blister on my big tow for whatever reason. Clifton 3 did have better wear on the bottom and a better tow box than the 2 but NOTHING compares to the Clifton 1, the LIGHTEST, two insert foot pads, best tow box, AWESOME shoe tongue, V cut out for your achilles tendon, etc. The ONLY thing is put that last black piece of better wearing material on the bottom of the shoe (up front) and go with it...STOP worrying about "newness" all the time and go back to what works and I will BUY them forever!!! And 1/2 my high school and middle school cross country and track teams will too!! PLEASE

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • Average Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Best running shoe (period)

      By M'boro TN

      from Murfreesboro, TN

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Durable
      • Good Traction
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Pavement
        • Road Running
        • Walking

        Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

        If you have sore knees &/or back problems ,buy this shoe. I stopped running for 10 years because of a bulging disc & knee pain. At 51, I am running 3 miles @ 9 min/mile. I am an old Marine and gained 30 pounds being lazy. Running in Hokas helped get my cholesterol back down and made me a happier man. I bought 3 other pair of shoes before I found Hoka. I gave the Adidas & Nike to the homeless.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Arch Type:
        • Average Arch
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Clifton 3 ROCKS!

        By HokaFanTim

        from Columbus, OH

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Cushions Impact
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Endurance Training
          • Pavement
          • Road Running

          Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

          I've been a big fan of the Hoka Cliftons since they were launched. I've been through about 5-6 pairs of Cliftons. I recently purchased the Clifton 2 and I have about 100 miles on them. I liked the 2, but felt like it wasn't as cushioned as the 1, and the toe area in the 2 felt a little snug. Well, I just finished my first run in the Clifton 3. Wow! The magic of the original Clifton has returned in the 3! Great cushioning and lightweight. A little more room in the toe box than the Clifton 2 as well. Bottom line, while the Clifton 2 was a solid alternative to the original Clifton, I had a better running experience in the Clifton 3. Can't wait to hit the road again in my new Clifton 3s!

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
          • Arch Type:
          • Average Arch
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Clifton 3

          By Dave

          from Bentonville AR

          About Me Gym Rat

          Pros

          • Breathable
          • Comfortable
          • Cushions Impact
          • Durable
          • Good Arch Support
          • Good Traction
          • Great with Jeans
          • Lightweight
          • Pronation Control

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Walking

            Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

            Absolutely the best for people with Plantars Fasciitis. The comfort is exceptional.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Width:
            • Feels true to width
            • Arch Type:
            • Average Arch
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Simply the best

            By DaveDave

            from Las Vegas, NV

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Pros

            • Breathable
            • Comfortable
            • Cushions Impact
            • Fast
            • Good Arch Support
            • Good Traction
            • Great with Jeans
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Pavement
              • Road Running

              Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

              Just ran my PR in them at the Revel Half Marathon. They are the best. No break in time at all. I bought them at the expo and wore them for the race the next day. I can't say enough positive things about this shoe. My legs still feel good after the race. I'm ready to run some more! They look great too. I'm usually a 10, but bought a 10.5. Go and buy this shoe. Clifton 3 is my spirit animal.

              • Sizing:
              • Feels half size too small
              • Width:
              • Feels true to width
              • Arch Type:
              • Average Arch
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Helped with Achilles Pain

              By Mesaba

              from Minneapolis, MN

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Cushions Impact
              • Fast

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Road Running

                Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

                First off, I've had fairly severe achilles pain for the last two years. Yes, I've done the exercises, tried keeping off it, etc... anyway, a few weeks ago I went into a running store to get my son new shoes and saw the Hoka Clifton 3s on the wall in all their cushiony glory. I tried them on and left the store a bit poorer, but holy smokes was I surprised. The back doesn't rub against my achilles and all the supportive cushioning has greatly reduced the pain, even more than I'd hoped. The pain had turned me from a runner into a jogger but now I'm back in running mode. After running nearly 40 years I can't imagine running in anything else anymore.

                • Width:
                • Feels true to width
                • Arch Type:
                • Average Arch
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                CHANGED MY LIFE - NO JOKE...

                By BB

                from Lansdowne, VA

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Pros

                • Absorbs Impact
                • Comfortable
                • Cushions Impact
                • Good Arch Support
                • Lightweight
                • Smooth Run
                • Stable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Road Running

                  Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

                  This shoe has been a God-send for me. I've suffered from stage 2 and 3 arthritis in my knee for years and have reverted to low-impact training over the past 4-5 years until I met this shoe this summer. I've been able to log road miles again in the Clifton 3 thanks to the perfectly placed padding and lightweight comfort of this shoe. This shoe absorbs street impact and I feel ZERO knee pain when running (making my post work-out recovery time shorter). Hoka - please keep making this shoe!!! I'm buying a back-up pair right now... #lifechanging

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Width:
                  • Feels true to width
                  • Arch Type:
                  • Average Arch
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  A Beautiful Shoe!!!

                  By Keith

                  from Oklahoma City

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Pros

                  • Breathable
                  • Comfortable
                  • Cushions Impact
                  • Durable
                  • Fast
                  • Good Arch Support
                  • Good Traction
                  • Great with Jeans
                  • Lightweight
                  • Pronation Control

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Endurance Training
                    • Pavement
                    • Road Running
                    • Trail Running
                    • Walking
                    • Wet Conditions

                    Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

                    What can I say about the Clifton 3 that hasn't been said in numerous reviews, casual conversations, and social media mentions? A lot actually! I am not a professional athlete, or revered reviewer! No, I'm the average guy in his early 40s who tries to take care of his body! Like many, when I first saw Hoka's shoes I snickered and said to myself, "I'll never wear anything like that!" Oh, how I wish I hadn't waited three long years to finally try a pair! The Clayton was my first introduction to the wonderful world of "One One!" I marveled at the amazing cushion and support in a shoe that weighed less than 8 ounces (men's size 10.) A few miles later, the shoes I'd once snickered at, became the most beautiful shoe I'd ever seen! I couldn't stop at just one pair, so another trip to my local running store, and the Clifton 3 were added!

                    Finding a pair of shoes that fit comfortably, has enough cushion to protect my damaged back, and offers enough support to work with my body and not against, is a difficult challenge! I walk/hike 7 miles every day and have tried too many shoes to name looking for the perfect combination, to no avail! Always, around 100 miles or so, my right foot would feel as though I were walking on the side of my shoe. It was uncomfortable and made my favorite activity very challenging! This issue distracted me from enjoying the outdoors, walking with my faithful boxer, and taking in the scenery around me! I had come to the conclusion this was something I just had to endure – until, the salesperson at my local running store finally convinced me to try a pair of Hoka's!

                    Several weeks and a couple of hundred miles later, I feel like a new man! Out of the box, the Clifton is a good looking shoe – mine are orange and blue! The Clifton fit true to size, where the Clayton felt better a half size down. I've seen many complaints about the Clifton 2's toe box, but the changes Hoka made to the Clifton 3 are spot-on, as my toes have plenty of space! I have very high arches and with most other shoes have employed a lacing method of skipping holes above the top of my arch; however, the Clifton's shape and lace spacing are just fine as is. I have not experienced the normal tightness around the top of my foot past shoes have caused. The heel cup is the real difference in fit and feel! My heel feels locked into place without adjusting from a conventional lacing method for assistance. Hoka's claim of the "bucket seat" design is not just fancy marketing…that is the best way to describe how my feet feel when I put my Clifton's on!

                    With any shoe, however, my biggest concern is performance! I was worried that a shoe with this much cushion would feel boggy and heavy after a while, but this concern has been put to rest! The Clifton is a little heavier than the Clayton, but is still extremely light-weight! The shoe absorbs plenty of shock with each step, but is responsive enough not to slow me down. Understand that I am walking and not running, but the transfer of weight from heel to toe is smooth and easy with the Meta-Rocker design – I feel like I'm being rocked forward as I go! Additionally: I was worried that it would take time to get used to walking on a taller shoe; that standing on a sole this thick would make me feel unstable; however, nothing could be further from the truth! My foot sits in the shoe, not on the shoe. The Clifton, feels incredibly stable from the first step out of the box! My walking gait is not restricted at all – the shoe works with my body and helps me find my natural stride!

                    With many shoes there is a period of adjustment: a hot spot here, refigure the laces there, blisters – you get the picture. With the Clifton, I've had none of these issues! My feet get plenty of airflow and feel cool and comfortable throughout my workout. (I'm writing this review in August from Oklahoma, where daily heat indexes are well above 100!) I never let outside conditions keep me from getting my miles in and the Clifton has kept my feet very comfortable in this hot and humid environment! Finding anything negative to say about the Hoka Clifton 3 is proving to be a challenge – all in all, this is the best shoe I've ever worn! I applaud Hoka One One for listening to the consumer and delivering a superior product! I am a customer for life!!!

                    Whether you choose the Clifton 3 or not is up to you and what your needs are! Perhaps you need a hiking boot, such as the Tor Ultra (I hope to get a pair very soon;) or maybe a lightweight trainer like the Clayton or Tracer suits you better – I will say, do NOT let the appearance of Hoka's prevent you from trying them for yourself! After wearing a pair for just one day, I know you'll agree – Hoka makes beautiful shoes!!! #TimeToFly

                    • Sizing:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Width:
                    • Feels true to width
                    • Arch Type:
                    • High Arch
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Didn't think it was possible to improve the Clifton 1

                    By trikenny140_6

                    from Camp Pendleton, CA

                    About Me Avid Athlete

                    Pros

                    • Breathable
                    • Comfortable
                    • Cushions Impact
                    • Durable
                    • Fast
                    • Good Arch Support
                    • Good Traction
                    • Great with Jeans
                    • Lightweight
                    • Pronation Control

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Endurance Training
                      • Gym
                      • Pavement
                      • Road Running
                      • Walking

                      Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

                      Improved tongue padding, and perfect cushioning stability. I really didn't think there was a way to better the Clifton 1, but HOKA found a way!

                      • Sizing:
                      • Feels true to size
                      • Width:
                      • Feels true to width
                      • Arch Type:
                      • Average Arch
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Best Clifton Yet

                      By Chester Cheetah

                      from Cincinnati, OH

                      About Me Avid Athlete

                      Pros

                      • Comfortable
                      • Cushions Impact
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Gym
                        • Road Running
                        • Walking

                        Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

                        This is the best Clifton yet!

                        I just wish that ever Hoka fit as good as the Clifton.

                        • Sizing:
                        • Feels true to size
                        • Width:
                        • Feels true to width
                        • Arch Type:
                        • Average Arch
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        fan-freaking-tastic!

                        By Always the Runner

                        from Mandeville, LA

                        About Me Casual/ Recreational

                        Pros

                        • Breathable
                        • Comfortable
                        • Cushions Impact
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Endurance Training
                          • Pavement
                          • Road Running

                          Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

                          I'm using this shoe to train for a 50k. I have an old ankle injury (cuboid fracture) and have tried maybe 100 pairs of shoes (no exaggeration), including other models of Hokas. I had the Clifton 2 and liked them, but these are a much better fit. I love the padded tongue and the additional width in the toe box. The cushioning, weight and support are just right. The heel holds my foot in place perfectly. This is the most comfortable shoe I've ever run in, and that's saying a lot - a whole lot.

                          • Sizing:
                          • Feels true to size
                          • Width:
                          • Feels true to width
                          • Arch Type:
                          • Average Arch
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

                          (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Best running shoe ever

                          By Running Joe

                          from Dallas TX

                          About Me Casual/ Recreational

                          Pros

                          • Breathable
                          • Comfortable
                          • Cushions Impact
                          • Fast
                          • Good Arch Support
                          • Good Traction
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Gym
                            • Pavement
                            • Road Running
                            • Walking

                            Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

                            Road running, treadmill running and casual walking. Average about 10 miles a week.

                            • Sizing:
                            • Feels true to size
                            • Width:
                            • Feels true to width
                            • Arch Type:
                            • Average Arch
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

                            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            4.0

                            Please make wider widths available!

                            By Larry N. Marsh

                            from Toledo, Ohio

                            About Me Avid Athlete

                            Pros

                            • Breathable
                            • Cushions Impact
                            • Durable
                            • Fast
                            • Good Arch Support
                            • Good Traction
                            • Great with Jeans
                            • Lightweight
                            • Pronation Control

                            Cons

                            • Narrow / Tight

                            Best Uses

                            • Endurance Training
                            • Pavement
                            • Road Running
                            • Trail Running
                            • Walking
                            • Wet Conditions
                            • With Orthotics/Inserts

                            Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

                            My only complaint is they don't come in wider widths. I pretty much can't wear them with the inserts. Otherwise my arthritis feet will swell. So I mainly use them when I am volunteering at a race or photographing a race. I would return them but they were given to me through a Holka sponsored event for free and were fine for a few days but then they started to mak my few swell because of the width. I'm sure this is because of the width affecting my arthritis. I ordered wide Bondie 4s in hopes of elevating the problem. Because I want to keep wearing Holka. Holka are great shoes. They just need to offer more shoes in wider widths!

                            • Sizing:
                            • Feels true to size
                            • Width:
                            • Feels too narrow
                            • Arch Type:
                            • Average Arch
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • Yes

                            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            4.0

                            Excellent shoe wish it came in wide widths

                            By Charles Kozeluh

                            from Chicago, Illinois

                            About Me Professional Athlete

                            Pros

                            • Breathable
                            • Comfortable
                            • Cushions Impact
                            • Durable
                            • Fast

                            Cons

                            • Narrow / Tight

                            Best Uses

                            • Endurance Training
                            • Gym
                            • Road Running

                            Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

                            First off let me say out of every shoe I have ever wore which includes most major brand models this is by far the most cushioned shoe I have ever wore. I bought them because a friend of mine raved about them. I run up to 70 miles a week durability and cushion are exceptional. My only complaint is wish you guys made the shoe in wide widths that is the only reason it's four stars and not five

                            • Sizing:
                            • Feels half size too small
                            • Width:
                            • Feels too narrow
                            • Arch Type:
                            • High Arch
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

                            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            First time trying these shoes

                            By Ben

                            from Arkansas

                            About Me Casual/ Recreational

                            Pros

                            • Comfortable
                            • Cushions Impact
                            • Good Arch Support
                            • Lightweight
                            • Pronation Control

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Pavement
                              • Road Running

                              Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

                              I am just starting a new training schedule and I'm a little heavy. So, I needed a shoe that didn't kill my feet. So far, these have been the best I have ever tried. The cushion is amazing and the fit around my foot is almost perfect. I can't tell if it is just that I am not used to the way they fit or if the toe area is a little too tight. It isn't uncomfortable, just a little less room than I am accustomed to having. The overall quality of the shoe is excellent. Materials and feel seem durable. There is nothing to suggest they won't last awhile.

                              • Sizing:
                              • Feels true to size
                              • Width:
                              • Feels true to width
                              • Arch Type:
                              • Low Arch
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

                              (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              2.0

                              Still too narrow

                              By 50 State Marathoner

                              from NJ

                              About Me Avid Athlete

                              Pros

                              • Cushions Impact

                              Cons

                              • Heavy
                              • Narrow / Tight
                              • Uncomfortable

                              Best Uses

                              • Road Running

                              Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

                              I was hoping this update would bring back the original Clifton 1 that I quickly grew to love and wore out. Unfortunately, the "wider" toe box when compared to the Clifton 2 is still too narrow for my wide foot. I'm 5'6" and 125, and even my bony foot can't splay correctly in this toe box. In fact, I got blisters after a couple of runs, and I've never had blisters after several years of running and 8 marathons.

                              The shoe's also much heavier than the original, so I feel like I'm plodding along. My time has slowed by about 30 seconds/mile. The one good thing is that the cushioning really does help protect my knees, but I can't run more than 10 miles in these because of how uncomfortable my feet get. Hoka really shouldn't have messed with a good thing.

                              • Sizing:
                              • Feels true to size
                              • Width:
                              • Feels too narrow
                              • Arch Type:
                              • Average Arch
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Pure Awesome Sauce

                              By Betsy

                              from Texas

                              About Me Gym Rat

                              Pros

                              • Breathable
                              • Comfortable
                              • Cushions Impact
                              • Durable
                              • Fast
                              • Good Arch Support
                              • Good Traction
                              • Lightweight
                              • Pronation Control

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Endurance Training
                                • Pavement
                                • Wet Conditions

                                Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

                                The only thing wrong it that I can't give them 10 stars

                                • Sizing:
                                • Feels true to size
                                • Width:
                                • Feels true to width
                                • Arch Type:
                                • Average Arch
                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No

                                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Best Clifton, bar none!

                                By Randy

                                from Las Vegas, NV

                                About Me Avid Athlete

                                Pros

                                • Breathable
                                • Comfortable
                                • Good Arch Support
                                • Good Traction
                                • Springy
                                • Stable
                                • Supportive
                                • Well Cushioned

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Endurance Training
                                  • Great For Long Road Runs
                                  • Gym
                                  • Pavement
                                  • Road Running
                                  • Walking

                                  Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

                                  I have all versions of the Clifton, I had the orginal Vanquish and I have the Constant 2, and I can say without a doubt that this is the best Hoka shoe I have ever ran in. The Clifton 3 moves beyond the Clifton 1 (which by the way I still use, and it is an excellent shoe also). Minus the superb foot to pavement feedback delivered by the Clifton 1, the 3 has the nice cushioned response but it's more like running on a cloud as opposed to bouncing off pavement. Still, that's okay because it brings so much more to my run.

                                  The Clifton 3 brings more support for ankles, with a soft and high heel counter. It's more rigid and wider outsole allows for proper forefoot alignment. As a result and just like the Constant 2, my foot sits strait in the shoe and my feet stay nice and planted in my stride. The first Clifton used a more pliable upper than 2 or 3. This upper allowed the shoe to break in well and was more forgiving, thus allowing the shoe to offer more toe splay and basically stay true to size, leading to its popularity.

                                  The Clifton 2 has the opposite effect because the upper is much less forgiving. Yet the Clifton 3 is the best of both worlds. The upper is soft, flexible, and arguably the most attractive to date. Also the outsole and the forefoot areas are slightly wider to better accommodate wider feet. With the better overall build quality, soft upper, wider forefoot and outsole, and supper cushy ride, this makes for an excellent update to the Clifton line.

                                  • Sizing:
                                  • Feels true to size
                                  • Width:
                                  • Feels true to width
                                  • Arch Type:
                                  • Average Arch
                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

                                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Great Walking Shoes

                                  By Terry

                                  from Cedar Park, TX (near Austin)

                                  About Me Avid Athlete

                                  Pros

                                  • Breathable
                                  • Comfortable
                                  • Cushions Impact
                                  • Durable
                                  • Fast
                                  • Good Arch Support
                                  • Good Traction
                                  • Great with Jeans
                                  • Lightweight
                                  • Pronation Control

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Pavement
                                    • Trail Running
                                    • Walking
                                    • Wet Conditions

                                    Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

                                    The Cliffton 3 provides the support and cushion I need travel up to 7 miles per day. They are very comfortable and light weight. I would highly recommend them to anyone wanting a great shoe.

                                    • Sizing:
                                    • Feels true to size
                                    • Width:
                                    • Feels true to width
                                    • Arch Type:
                                    • Average Arch
                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No

                                    (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Great shoe, wider toe box is great.

                                    By None

                                    from El Dorado CA.

                                    About Me Avid Athlete

                                    Pros

                                    • Breathable
                                    • Comfortable
                                    • Cushions Impact

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Endurance Training
                                      • Road Running

                                      Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

                                      I have done a half in these shoes and a 10.5 mile trail run. They performed well in both conditions.

                                      • Sizing:
                                      • Feels true to size
                                      • Width:
                                      • Feels true to width
                                      • Arch Type:
                                      • Average Arch
                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No

                                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      4.0

                                      Great shoe. Toe box still too narrow

                                      By Nick

                                      from Burleson, TX

                                      About Me Avid Athlete

                                      Pros

                                      • Cushioning
                                      • Cushions Impact
                                      • Light
                                      • Lightweight

                                      Cons

                                      • Narrow / Tight

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Pavement
                                      • Road Running

                                      Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

                                      Great update. Still a bit narrow in the toe box for my liking. Need a half size up for long runs.

                                      • Sizing:
                                      • Feels half size too small
                                      • Width:
                                      • Feels too narrow
                                      • Arch Type:
                                      • Average Arch
                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No

                                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      4.0

                                      So far so good!

                                      By Patrick

                                      from Nashville

                                      About Me Avid Athlete

                                      Pros

                                      • Breathable
                                      • Comfortable
                                      • Cushions Impact

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Endurance Training
                                        • Pavement
                                        • Road Running

                                        Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

                                        This is my first-ever pair of Hoka One's. After some running buddies raved about the Clifton 1, I decided to take the plunge, but waited for the Clifton 3 as I heard the 2s were too narrow. So far I am loving them.

                                        As for the shoe fit, I consider my foot to be completely average in width, and I haven't had a problem with a crowded toe box, so I guess they fixed that in the 3s. All in all, after about 7 runs and 50 miles or so, I'm a big fan of this shoe. Extremely comfortable, and the cushioning offers a great ride. It's of course super soft, but still with some firmness at the end of your stride to enable a good push-off.

                                        My only complaint, and what is preventing this from being a 5-star review, is the shoe tongue. No matter how I lace the shoes, the tongue inevitably ends up sliding off to the side after a few miles. Some of my other shoes have sewn the tongue into the side of the shoe with a sort of elastic sleeve, and I like this very much. But on these Clifton 3's, the tongues always slips to the side. I'm still experimenting w/ lace tightness etc. so maybe I will uncover a better fit.

                                        In summary: Great shoes. Super comfortable. Toe box and width is good for normal feet. Tongue slips.

                                        • Sizing:
                                        • Feels true to size
                                        • Width:
                                        • Feels true to width
                                        • Arch Type:
                                        • Average Arch
                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                        • No

                                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Clifton 3 VS. Clifton 1 Review

                                        By RunningFree

                                        from Dallas, Texas

                                        About Me Avid Athlete

                                        Pros

                                        • Breathable
                                        • Comfortable
                                        • Cushions Impact
                                        • Fast

                                        Cons

                                        • Heavy

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Road Running

                                        Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

                                        Check out my in-depth YouTube review. This is my favorite running shoe now, it used to be the Clifton 1.

                                        • Sizing:
                                        • Feels true to size
                                        • Width:
                                        • Feels true to width
                                        • Arch Type:
                                        • Average Arch
                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                        • No

                                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Love them - favorite running shoe yet.

                                        By Ed

                                        from Dedham, MA

                                        About Me Avid Athlete

                                        Pros

                                        • Breathable
                                        • Comfortable
                                        • Cushions Impact
                                        • Durable
                                        • Good Traction
                                        • Lightweight

                                        Cons

                                        • Narrow / Tight

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Road Running

                                        Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

                                        Low rise plus responsive cushioning a nice combo; not too soft. First time in 20+ yrs without post-run/next day achilles pain.

                                        • Sizing:
                                        • Feels true to size
                                        • Width:
                                        • Feels too narrow
                                        • Arch Type:
                                        • High Arch
                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                        • No

                                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Feet never felt finer after a long, fast road run

                                        By Guyjo

                                        from Jerusalem, Israel

                                        About Me Gym Rat

                                        Pros

                                        • Cushions Impact
                                        • Fast
                                        • Good heel-to-toe transition
                                        • Good Traction
                                        • Lightweight
                                        • Pronation Control

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Endurance Training
                                          • Pavement
                                          • Road Running
                                          • With Orthotics/Inserts

                                          Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

                                          The Clifton might well be the Holy Grail of road shoes: cushioned but not mushy, supportive but not heavy, fast enough for speed work, forgiving enough for long-distance slogging. I had been a diehard Brooks fan for years, but found their more cushioned road shoes (e.g. Ghost) too heavy and stiff, and their lighter faster models (Launch, ST-5) to be too thinly soled for the long-haul. It was great to feel the trail underfoot, but it got tiresome as I ramped up the kms. When I started ultra training, it was clear I needed to find a new formula. So far I've put about 100km into the Cliftons, including some light trails. Delighted with them so far!

                                          • Sizing:
                                          • Feels true to size
                                          • Width:
                                          • Feels true to width
                                          • Arch Type:
                                          • Low Arch
                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                          • No

                                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          5.0

                                          Good shoe but the original is by far the best

                                          By Paul

                                          from Florida

                                          About Me Avid Athlete

                                          Pros

                                          • Breathable
                                          • Comfortable
                                          • Cushions Impact
                                          • Durable
                                          • Fast
                                          • Lightweight

                                          Cons

                                          • Wears Out Quickly

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Endurance Training
                                          • Pavement
                                          • Road Running
                                          • Trail Running
                                          • Walking

                                          Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

                                          I finally used up my last pair of Clifton original after the Clifton 2 I baught as many of the original ones I could find in the Internet

                                          • Sizing:
                                          • Feels true to size
                                          • Width:
                                          • Feels too narrow
                                          • Arch Type:
                                          • Average Arch
                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                          • No

                                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          5.0

                                          Awesome Shoe

                                          By Lone Wolf

                                          from Mesquite, TX

                                          About Me Avid Athlete

                                          Pros

                                          • Comfortable
                                          • Cushions Impact
                                          • Fast

                                          Cons

                                          • breathability

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Endurance Training
                                          • Road Running

                                          Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

                                          The Clifton is the perfect blend of cushioning and responsiveness. It gives me a great shoe to run long training runs without trashing my legs but also responsive enough to race in. I have run in each edition of the shoe, and the extra weight the shoe has gained since the first edition is not a huge factor for me. The increased forefoot width is a big plus which more than offsets the weight gain. I get about 500 miles out of a pair which makes it an incredible bargain compared to other shoes.

                                          • Sizing:
                                          • Feels true to size
                                          • Width:
                                          • Feels true to width
                                          • Arch Type:
                                          • Average Arch
                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                          • No

                                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          4.0

                                          My go-to shoe

                                          By Rico320

                                          from Los Angeles, CA

                                          About Me Avid Athlete

                                          Pros

                                          • Breathable
                                          • Comfortable
                                          • Cushions Impact
                                          • Durable
                                          • Fast
                                          • Lightweight

                                          Cons

                                          • Narrow / Tight

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Endurance Training
                                          • Pavement
                                          • Road Running

                                          Comments about Mens Hoka One One Clifton 3 Running Shoe:

                                          Newcomer to Hoka.. I wore New Balance, Saucony and Brooks mostly but heard so many great things about this brand, I had to give them a try. When I finally did, I found my new go-to shoe for mid distance and marathon training. They're light, cushioned, supportive and fast. What more can you ask for?!? They've held up very well too, I have about 175miles on them and they're still going strong.

                                          Only gripe I have is that they're slightly too narrow, I had to switch out the insole because my inside forefoot was pinching on the side. I'd like to see a slightly wider forefoot, and they'd be absolutely perfect. Thanks Hoka!

                                          • Sizing:
                                          • Feels true to size
                                          • Width:
                                          • Feels too narrow
                                          • Arch Type:
                                          • Average Arch
                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                          • No

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