The New HOKA Torrent 2

The HOKA Torrent 2 is a nimble trail runner and racer. The Torrent 2’s design incorporates a combination of lightweight performance, cushioning and agility. HOKA designed and built the original Torrent as a racing shoe for trails. The design means the shoe is light without compromising cushion and traction, and the new Torrent 2 delivers more of the same.


The HOKA Torrent 2 is lightweight at 7.6 oz (W), 9.3 oz (M) and offers solid cushioning for a trail running shoe that’s optimized for racing. It is no HOKA Speedgoat, nor is it intended to be. On fast days you’ll appreciate the aggressive sole featuring multi-directional lugs that improve the shoe’s grip on unpredictable trail conditions, rocks, roots and mud and the traditional lacing provides a snug fit. Underneath, a PROFLY midsole provides a snug fit for efficiency on the trail.

Old HOKA Torrent Versus the New Model

From the stack height and drop to the midsole build, almost everything stat about the Torrent 2 is identical in comparison to its predecessor, the original Torrent. The second edition is slightly heavier, according to HOKA, but the extra weight isn’t noticeable.

The new HOKA Torrent 2 retails for $120.00 and is available at your local running store, and

Tech comparisonHOKA TorrentHOKA Torrent 2
Weight7.4 oz (W), 9.0 oz (M)7.6 oz (W), 9.3 oz (M)
Stack height21/16mm (W), 23/18mm (M)21/16mm (W), 23/18mm (M)
Drop5 mm5 mm
UseEveryday training, racingEveryday training, racing

HOKA Torrent 2 for Men and Women

HOKA Torrent 2 for men
The upper features an engineered mesh with recycled polyester fibers while
reinforcing overlays provide protection against trail debris.
HOKA Torrent 2 for men
Updated multi-directional lugs deliver grip on uneven terrain, over rocks and in mud.
Trail Running shoes for Women
The women’s model weighs 7.60oz and offers a heel to toe drop of 5.00mm.
Women's Trail Running Shoes
HOKA’s PROFLY™ midsole construction delivers a cushioned landing and propulsive toe-off.

30 Day Guarantee + Free shipping & Free Returns

Don’t take our word for it, ask another runner. Better yet, try a pair for yourself. Take them for a run, or two or ten. If you are not completely satisfied, you can return or exchange them within 30 days of the original purchase, no questions asked. What have you got to lose? *Free Ground Shipping applies to ALL full priced orders shipped via standard ground within the continental United States and placed on *Free returns apply to full priced orders. To print your returns label please visit

Not ready to try out the Torrent 2 from HOKA? Check out their latest sale page that includes the Clifton and the Speedgoat.



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