The Carbon X3 is Hoka’s carbon plated marathon racer. With a new midsole foam for an even more responsive ride and a new more breathable engineered mesh upper. Making a good shoe even better.
Best use: When you step onto a start line, and the Carbon X3 is on your feet, it’s going to be a fast day. The combination of the PROFLY midsole, carbon fibre plate and overall lightweight of them make them a snappy and responsive feeling shoe.
Upper: The biggest and most obvious change to the Carbon X is the upper. Now using an incredibly lightweight, thin and breathe streamlined engineered mesh. It fits like a sock to your foot resulting in a secure and comfy fit without feeling restrictive.
Midsole: Using Hoka’s PROFLY midsole, with a carbon fibre plate sandwiched between two layers of foam. The extended swallow tail heel and Meta Rocker is designed to help get you up onto your toes and moving fast, even at the end of your run.
Outsole: A rubberized layer of EVA midsole covers the bottom of the shoe to help keep the weight to a minimum without compromising on traction.