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Mens K-SWISS K-ONA C Running Shoe

Men's K-Swiss K-Ona C

Item #KSS406
MSRP:$99.95
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Product Description:

Men's K-SWISS® K-ONA™ C :: K-SWISS® is fast becoming a force to be reckoned with in the running and triathlon circuit. And the ultra-lightweight men's K-SWISS® K-Ona™ C is one of the many reasons why. Enjoy incredible breathability, flexibility and just the right amount of cushioning and stability you need for fast training days or races. 9.5 ounces

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PERFORMANCE STABILITY [?]
Get a lighter, more stable run in Performance Stability shoes. If you're a runner with average arches who likes to race, wants to go faster and enjoys better ground connection this is your shoe. Enjoy a smooth ride that's low to the ground and ideal for tacking on the miles. When choosing running shoes, find your perfect fit using this chart. Category types are based on factors like arch height, running habits and body frame.

Features & Benefits:

  • Anatomically correct flex-grooves: Enhanced flexibility
  • GuideGlide Guidance System™: A unique midsole construction that centers the foot from heel-to-toe ensuring a more comfortable and stable ride
  • Injected urethane support cage with five-stripe branding on top: Provides midfoot support
  • Rigid TPU midfoot shank: Stability
  • Seamless upper construction: For enhanced comfort
  • Superfoam™ insert: A space-aged energy-return foam that resists compression and last longer providing cushioning and comfort
Product KSS406 Review

Specifications:

  • Predecessor Product Type:  K-Ona
  • Country of Origin: Vietnam

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Mens K-SWISS K-ONA C Running Shoe
 
4.9

(based on 14 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Breathable (13)
  • Comfortable (13)
  • Lightweight (13)
  • Cushions impact (10)
  • Fast (10)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Road running (8)
  • Distance / endurance (5)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      57% 

      (8 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      93% 

      (13 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (11)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

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5.0

K Swiss K-Ona C

By KG the Triathlete

from Scottsdale, AZ

About Me Avid Athlete

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Fast
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Endurance Training

    Comments about Mens K-SWISS K-ONA C Running Shoe:

    I am a triathlete and love these shoes. They are great for training and racing. I have a wide foot and these have a a big toe box. I pulled a pair out of the box and ran a half marathon the same day. The shoes felt like I have been running in them for months. Highly recommend.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels half size too small
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Arch Type:
    • Low Arch

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Amazing shoe!

    By Brandt H

    from Atlanta, GA

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Breathable
    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Fast
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Mens K-SWISS K-ONA C Running Shoe:

      This a great race shoe for those who want something more than racing flats but not the bulkiness of your average trainer. I actually picked the K-Ona because I do triathlons and longer distance races and I wanted something with great ventilation and something that didn't feel like I was running in a puddle due to sweat and pouring water on my head.

      K-Swiss actually designed this shoe with holes in the sole to prevent that problem. In addition the ventilation is beyond compare, its like running in sandals but with full foot coverage.

      I have a high arch so the arch is a tad low, but i dont train very often in it so its not a huge deal.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels half size too big
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • Average Arch

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Light, stable, responsive...cool!

      By The Machine

      from Barrington, RI

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Fast
      • Lightweight
      • Pronation Control

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Endurance Training

        Comments about Mens K-SWISS K-ONA C Running Shoe:

        These shoes are a fantastic lightweight, breathable everyday trainer. I have found it difficult to get a lightweight shoe with just enough stability for those long runs but I finally found that blend with the K-Swiss K-Ona C. I've tried the Luar Elites but found the ample cushioning if the lunar foam to be too marshmallow and I lose the feel of the road. In contrast, the moderate cushioning of the K-ona C forced me to focus on my form and made for a better long run (21 miles) in the end. As advertised, they kept my feet dry as well-no blisters or hot spots!

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Arch Type:
        • Average Arch
         
        4.0

        Not enough support

        By IZ

        from Arkansas

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Mens K-SWISS K-ONA C Running Shoe:

              Very light and comfortable, not enough mid foot support

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

              Great triathlon shoe

              By hammer

              from san antonio tx

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • None so far

              Best Uses

              • Road Running

              Comments about Mens K-SWISS K-ONA C Running Shoe:

              Just finished using them for Ironman Texas and they felt great. Its was very hot and my feet felt great all day. Most of the time during a marathon my soles start to hurt around 20 miles. After riding 112 miles then running the marathon my feet probably felt the best they ever have during an ironman.
              Great training and racing shoes one of if not the best shoe I have used.

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

              Great Ironman shoe

              By Hammer

              from san Antonio Texas

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Pros

              • Breathable
              • Comfortable
              • Cushions Impact
              • Lightweight
              • Pronation Control

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Road Running

                Comments about Mens K-SWISS K-ONA C Running Shoe:

                Just finished Ironman Texas using these shoes and felt great on the run. Usually the soles of my feet are killing me at about mile 20 on the run. For a lite pair of shoes they offered great support and cushion. It was really hot but the shoes offered great ventilation, my feet never got hot. Overall great shoe for training and racing.

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

                Very comfortable running shoes

                By Mad Dog

                from McLean, VA

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Road Running

                  Comments about Mens K-SWISS K-ONA C Running Shoe:

                  I run 45 miles a week and use these shoes about three times per week. I find them very light and comfortable. Really top notch shoes!

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

                  Awesome company!

                  By The Grip

                  from Encinitas, California

                  About Me Avid Athlete

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Endurance Training

                    Comments about Mens K-SWISS K-ONA C Running Shoe:

                    Awesome shoes! Switched from Nike to these and I love them. I use The Konejo 2 for long, long days and the Kona-C for short, middle distance and occasionaly long distance. They breathe and are great cushioning. What an innovative company. They have everything ex: Keahou 2, Konejo 2, Kona-C, Kona-S and now the new Blade series for training and racing. They even have a cool racing flat called The K-Ruuz. Awesome! Whether you do Tri's or just run, they have something for you.

                    • Sizing:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Width:
                    • Feels true to width
                    • Arch Type:
                    • Average Arch
                     
                    4.0

                    I love this shoe...with one exception

                    By Mark the Soldier

                    from Alexandria, VA

                    About Me Gym Rat

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Breathable
                    • Comfortable
                    • Fast
                    • Good Traction
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                    • Holy Soles

                    Best Uses

                    • Road Running

                    Comments about Mens K-SWISS K-ONA C Running Shoe:

                    The K-Swiss K-Ona C is a great minimalist running shoe. I'm 6"4' 208 lbs and I love it...with one exception, the Holy Soles. Designed for airflow and cooling, the airholes in the sole of the shoe is a surprise the first time you step in a puddle on a run. I fixed this with some 100MPH tape under the liner but be aware. Otherwise, great fit, feel, and finish.

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

                    Favorite running shoe

                    By Running Dave

                    from Knoxville, TN

                    About Me Avid Athlete

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Road Running

                      Comments about Mens K-SWISS K-ONA C Running Shoe:

                      I've been running in this shoe for over 9 months now and I've been very pleased. I just bought my second pair! It's now my favorite shoe.

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

                      Awesome Training Shoe

                      By Mike

                      from Wisconsin,USA

                      About Me Avid Athlete

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Endurance Training

                        Comments about Mens K-SWISS K-ONA C Running Shoe:

                        This Shoe will bounce back whatever you can throw at it, long/short-runs / tempo's/ hills/ it's a great shoe !!

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

                        Great shoe from that "tennis" company

                        By rhog

                        from city of angels

                        About Me Casual/ Recreational

                        Pros

                        • Breathable
                        • Comfortable
                        • Cushions Impact
                        • Fast
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Road Running

                          Comments about Mens K-SWISS K-ONA C Running Shoe:

                          After years in Kswiss tennis shoes I decided to try their running shoes. I'm glad I did, after training and running the LA Marathon in Lunar Glides, these were a welcome change. Feel very connected to the pavement, almost like running barefoot compared to Glides. I have narrow feet so these felt big until I changed the insoles with Power Steps. After years of being an avid Nike fan I think I've found a new running shoe company. Great job Kswiss

                          • Sizing:
                          • Feels half size too small
                          • Width:
                          • Feels too wide
                          • Arch Type:
                          • Average Arch
                           
                          5.0

                          I would buy this product again.

                          By Dan

                          from Hope Mills, NC

                          About Me Avid Athlete

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Road Running

                            Comments about Mens K-SWISS K-ONA C Running Shoe:

                            I run between 15-25 miles a week on average. These shoes are great. They are extremely lightweight and fast. I have used them for sprint workouts, and distance runs. They have performed great on both.
                            My first wear in them was an 8 mile run and I got a small blister on a toe, but it was their first wear. Since then I've had no issues.
                            Great shoes overall.

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

                            Perfect for medium to long runs

                            By Prickly Pete

                            from Miami, FL

                            About Me Avid Athlete

                            Pros

                            • Breathable
                            • Comfortable
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Endurance Training

                              Comments about Mens K-SWISS K-ONA C Running Shoe:

                              Great shoe for medium to long workouts and races. It provides just enough support without being too heavy or bulky. Like the previous post, the cushion is comfortable for longer runs and just hard enough that you still need to focus on form. Will buy again.

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

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