HOKA Arahi 7 Video Review

The Arahi 7 promises support & comfort, aiming to be your go-to for running & walking. Does it deliver on its promise? Watch our video review to find out.


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Welcome to another video shoe review, where I take an in-depth look at the latest advancements in running technology to equip you with the knowledge you need to enhance your running performance.

In this video, I’m testing out the HOKA Arahi 7, a shoe that has rapidly become a topic of discussion among runners seeking a perfect blend of support and comfort for their daily training.

Key Specifications:

  • Price: $145 at hoka.com (available in men’s and women’s sizes)
  • Weight: 9.5oz (269g) for a size US(M)9
  • Drop: 5mm
  • Midsole: Features J-Frame technology for stability without rigidity, balanced cushioning for a smooth ride
  • Upper: Breathable mesh for a snug, comfortable fit
  • Outsole: Durable rubber compound for traction and longevity
  • Best For: Daily training, supportive runs, and long walks

The HOKA Arahi 7 comes with the promise of delivering an exceptional running experience, combining the right amount of support with unparalleled comfort.

But can it truly stand up to the expectations and make its mark as a daily trainer? Find out now in the HOKA Arahi 7 video review above.

HOKA Buying Guides:

Here’s a quick summary of the video review

The HOKA Arahi 7 distinguishes itself with its innovative J-Frame technology, designed to offer stability that guides rather than controls your gait, coupled with balanced cushioning that feels just right underfoot. The breathable mesh upper ensures your feet stay cool and comfortable, no matter the distance.


  • Exceptional Support: The J-Frame technology provides stability without compromising the natural movement of your feet.
  • Comfortable Fit: The breathable mesh upper and balanced cushioning offer a snug, comfortable feel from the start.
  • Versatile Use: Equally suited for running and walking, making it a great all-rounder for your fitness routine.


  • Fit: May be narrow for some, with a wider version recommended for those with broader feet.
  • Price: While reasonably priced at $145, it’s important to weigh its benefits against your specific needs and preferences.
As the founder of Trail & Kale, and seasoned marathoner & ultrarunner, Alastair loves bringing our readers independent running shoe reviews and gear insights to help you run your best. Learn more about Trail & Kale here.


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