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Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe

Men's Hoka One One Vanquish 3

Item #13183
MSRP:$169.95
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Men's HOKA ONE ONE® VANQUISH 3 :: If you want springy response and premium comfort, look no further than the Men's Hoka One One® Vanquish 3 running shoe. Team up with two separate EVA types to form plush cushion and high rebound. Fly on the wind with your Seamless Air Mesh upper keeping feet cool with improved breathability.

Features & Benefits:

  • Seamless Air Mesh upper with Zonal 3D Puff print: Provides breathability, support and durability
  • Padded tongue: Provides additional comfort
  • Molded Ortholite® sockliner: For added cushion
  • Early Stage Meta-Rocker: Provides a guided ride
  • Suspension-frame, dual layered midsole and construction: Allows for a lightweight, super cushioned versatile shoe
  • Construction: Allows for a lightweight, super cushioned versatile shoe
  • Highly rebound body EVA midsole: Provides comfort and responsiveness
  • High cushion EVA top midsole: Provides additional comfort
  • Zonal rubber placement: Provides durability
  • 1000016482
  • Drop: 5 mm
  • WEIGHT: 10.4 ounces
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Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe
 
4.7

(based on 29 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cushions impact (12)
  • Comfortable (11)
  • Breathable (10)
  • Arch support (7)
  • Lightweight (6)

Cons

  • Narrow / tight (3)
  • Wears out quickly (3)

Best Uses

  • Road running (8)
  • Pavement (7)
  • Distance / endurance (3)
  • Walking (3)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      86% 

      (12 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      86% 

      (12 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (10), Low arch (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (6), Casual/ recreational (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (16)

Reviewed by 29 customers

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(15 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Awful update!

By BlackDuck Endurance Racing

from PA

About Me Avid Athlete

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Narrow / Tight
  • Poor Arch Support
  • Poor Cushioning
  • Poor Stability
  • Uncomfortable

Best Uses

    Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

    Worst update ever! I am addicted to Hokas and have owned over 20 pairs in the last few years. My favorite of all was the Vanquish 2 which was an awesome shoe and one for the top 4 shoes on the market last year. So what did Hoka do... changed it. And changed it for the worse. The Vanquish 2 had optimal cushioning, decent support, and awesome rocker. After using two different pairs of the new version (Vanquish 3) for 15 and 20 miles respectively, it seems Hoka has removed a ton of cushioning and eliminated the rocker all together. The new version is SUPER narrow and long, almost a half size too long, but a half size too narrow. It's so "long" that is slaps the ground on foot-strike even for a mid-foot striker like me. I am VERY disappointed with this update and I'm now finding all of the version 2 online as I can. Why not just keep one of the best selling road shoes the same?!?

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

    (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Helps my Plantar Fasciitis

    By Cameron

    from Minneapolis

    About Me Gym Rat

    Pros

    • Breathable
    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Good Arch Support
    • Lightweight
    • Reduces foot pain

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Pavement

      Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

      I've been suffering through horrible plantar fasciitis for the past six months. I stretch and have tried other remedies to mixed results. The pain was bad enough that I have gone through several pairs of shoes to try and find one that alleviated the pain so I could walk better.

      I picked up the Vanquish 3 and immediately felt less pain in my step. Especially in the heel. Every PF case is unique but for me I have found a shoe that provides relief.

      If this continues I fully intend to swap out all my other shoes for Hokas. These are absolutely amazing.

      • 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

      The Vanquish 3 is better that the 2

      By Paul does triathlons

      from North Carolina

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

      Was really worried that they would change what I loved about the 2 but they nailed it with the Vanquish 3. Still narrow, ultra cushioned, comfy the long runs, best shoe ever for me.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Excellent long distance shoe, responsive and amazing cushion

      By Andres Z

      from Australia

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Good Traction

      Cons

      • Wears Out Quickly

      Best Uses

      • Pavement
      • Road Running

      Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

      I am a triathlete and do 90% of my run workouts in this shoes. Distance, speed, tempo, all!

      • 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

      great shoes, with some wear issue

      By Koje

      from Indonesia

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Good Arch Support

      Cons

      • Wears Out Quickly

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

      This shoe is great, love the cushioning. I feel less pain in my feet when I use this shoe. Definitely my favorite pair. But, the upper started to tear. I'v run with this shoe for about 50 km, the upper pattern on the inner side began to chip out. But it's not affecting the shoe performance till the date I wrote the review. But at least it affects my eyes, lol.

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

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Best shoe I have EVER owned!!!

      By Spencer

      from Seattle

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • None!!!

      Best Uses

      • Anything and everything!!!

      Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

      If you're thinking about the money you're spending on this shoe think less and get ready to enjoy complete comfort no matter what you use this shoe for. Whether it's running, wearing it for comfort, I cannot tell you how much of a difference it's made in my life and the quality of my life. By this shoe immediately if you stumbled across it.

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

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Almost perfect

      By Ruben

      from Davie, FL

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

      Needs to be more wides at front

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Really love the comfort of this show

      By Ledgers 80

      from Virginia Beach

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

      Very comfortable and great fit. Love it.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      So far a great shoe.

      By Walker

      from Wyoming

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

      Very comfortable.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      YES

      By Todd

      from Plaistow NH

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Pavement
        • Road Running
        • With Orthotics/Inserts

        Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

        I wish my trail shoes fit as well. No side to side movement. I wish it came in a trail shoe. Speedgoat soles and front toe protection.

        • 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)

         
        4.0

        Awesome shoe! Wish it was a little lighter.

        By Old Soldier

        from Columbia, SC

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Cushions Impact
        • Fast

        Cons

        • Heavy

        Best Uses

        • Endurance Training
        • Pavement
        • Road Running
        • Walking

        Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

        I am new to Hoka One One. For years I have been wearing Saucony, Adidas, Newton and Altras. About a year ago I was at a running store whom recommended that I try Hoka. I took one look at the sneaker (Bondi) and refused. I tried the Clifton 3 out and have been wearing them since. About a month ago I bought the Vanquish 3. At first I couldn't feel a difference between them and the Clifton 3 beside the weight difference. As I was comparing my runs on Garmin connect I noticed a difference in my run stats. When I ran in the Vanquish 3, my cadence went up without me thinking about it and my HR stayed lower longer among a few other changes like vertical oscillation. I attributed it to being more comfortable in these sneakers. Bottom line, they are definitely worth a try!

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Arch Type:
        • Average Arch
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Great buy. Love it.

        By paulgreenberg

        from NYC, NY

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Breathable
        • Comfortable
        • Cushions Impact
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

            Versatile

            • Arch Type:
            • Average Arch
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Width:
            • Feels true to width
             
            5.0

            Would buy again

            By Gary

            from Clarkston, MI

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

            Love the shoe, very comfortable.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Excellent shoe for running or everyday use.

            By Mark

            from Louisiana

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Breathable
            • Comfortable
            • Cushions Impact
            • Durable
            • Good Arch Support
            • Great with Jeans

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

                I have chronic plantar faciatis and this shoe helps me to run in comfort.

                • Arch Type:
                • High Arch
                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Width:
                • Feels true to width
                 
                5.0

                Amazing difference after back-fusion surgery

                By Tank Top

                from Santa Barbara, CA

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Cushions Impact
                • Good Arch Support

                Cons

                • Narrow / Tight

                Best Uses

                • Pavement
                • Walking

                Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

                My husband is on his feet all day and his new Hoka Vanquish shoes make all the difference 1-year after his back fusion surgery!

                • Arch Type:
                • Low Arch
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Width:
                • Feels true to width
                 
                5.0

                I found my new favorite shoes.

                By Dennis

                from undisclosed

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

                The Vanquish 3 has a perfect balance of cushioning and responsiveness.

                 
                3.0

                Tight fit with new mid sole in and slippy footing when wet.

                By Murphdog

                from Portland, OR

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Breathable
                • Flat laces

                Cons

                • Narrow / Tight

                Best Uses

                • Road Running

                Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

                Shoe feels narrow and I have narrow feet. I was a shoe tester for New Balance and was measured as narrow feet. The shoe is not a cushy as my Bondi 4's and not a rocker set up. I took the mid-sole out and replaced it with one of my use Bondi 4's and the shoe feels much better. I'll be trying to stretch the toe box out some. The sole treads are somewhat slippery on wet pavement and concrete...be aware.

                Service and delivery comments:

                Very quick delivery.

                • Arch Type:
                • Average Arch
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                • Sizing:
                • Feels half size too small
                • Width:
                • Feels too narrow
                 
                5.0

                Repeat buyer

                By Kevin

                from undisclosed

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

                My 4th pair. Had plantar fasciitis and this is the shoe that got me running again. Just wish it was a little less expensive.

                 
                5.0

                I love these shoes.

                By Joseph

                from undisclosed

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

                I absolutely love these shoes. I have a narrower foot and the fit is the best I've ever had. Just bought a second pair.

                 
                5.0

                Great shoe

                By Michael

                from undisclosed

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

                Right out of the box and out on the road. If you like a cushioned shoe and are a neutral runner, this is the best I have found. I am a large runner (6ft3in and 220 lbs); at 69 years old, I need something easy on the joints. This is the one.

                 
                5.0

                Came from the Clifton 3 to this...

                By Dave

                from Marietta, GA

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Endurance Training
                  • Pavement
                  • Road Running

                  Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

                  Coming from the Clifton 3, which was my go-to shoe for over a year, the Vanquish 3 is far more responsive and springy. Firmer, for sure. 15 miles in, I'm very pleased. Clifton is pillowy soft, this shoe feels like it'll last quite a bit longer, and the responsiveness is evident as soon as you take off.

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Width:
                  • Feels true to width
                  • Arch Type:
                  • Average Arch
                   
                  5.0

                  Great shoe

                  By Stormin Norman

                  from Olympia, Wa

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

                  Light as a feather and very comfortable!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Buy these shoes!

                  By Roy

                  from undisclosed

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

                  One of the most comfortable running shoe I've ever purchased. Great cushioning. Superb styling (navy and gold, school colors). The laces have some elasticity which keeps them tight so you don't have to worry about stopping and re-tieing your shoes. This is the first pair of Hoka One One shoes for me, but it won't be the last!

                   
                  5.0

                  Third Pair and counting

                  By Richard

                  from undisclosed

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

                  This is my third pair. Comfortable and well cushioned. I put a lot of miles on my shoes. Great shoe. I hope they continue this model.

                   
                  5.0

                  Awesome!

                  By JVC

                  from New York

                  About Me Avid Athlete

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Breathable
                  • Comfortable
                  • Cushions Impact
                  • Fast
                  • Good Traction

                  Cons

                  • Wears Out Quickly

                  Best Uses

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

                  Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

                  Boot camp, Tread, Outdoor

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Width:
                  • Feels true to width
                  • Arch Type:
                  • Average Arch
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  GREAT GIFT FOR MY HUSBAND

                  By TAZ

                  from READING PA

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

                  WALKING

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes
                   
                  5.0

                  I will buy this shoe again.

                  By Joe

                  from undisclosed

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

                  This shoe is great! First time I've bought these.

                   
                  5.0

                  .i would buy them again

                  By Eric

                  from undisclosed

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

                  Thus is my second pair. I love them

                   
                  5.0

                  outstanding shoe

                  By OldandSlow@49

                  from Reno, NV

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Breathable
                  • Cushions Impact
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Road Running

                    Comments about Mens Hoka One One Vanquish 3 Running Shoe:

                    Once again, Hoka hits it out of the park with this new shoe. I have owned several pairs of Hoka's and have never been disappointed. Excellent right out of the box, no issues whatsoever. I am a big guy 200lbs and this shoe fits very well. My Vanquish 2's have several hundred miles on them and I have zero complaints, I expect the same results with the Vanquish 3.

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

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                    You have to see the Men's Hoka One One Vanquish 3 in action! Watch the video, and take advantage of Matt's expert knowledge as he shows you everything you need to know about the Men's Hoka One One Vanquish 3, including how you'll love the super-cushioned EVA Compound, adaptable Web Construction upper, durable outsole, and padded tongue.

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