Because of that dependability, Pat Heine, our resident ultrarunner, packed the Icon as his light of selection for UTMB this yr—and stored it burning brightly all through the 100-mile race in cold and moist climate. Hoka One One wins our casual “Don’t Mess It Up” award for using a deft hand when bettering on the (principally wonderful) original EVO Mafate. The higher is now roomier and stays comfy after your toes swell up. And its Kevlar development additionally protects your foot from path particles, whereas a delicate and stretchy panel over the top allows the toe box to broaden.
Few issues derail dawn-patrol mojo as abruptly as reaching in your headlamp and discovering that its rechargeable battery is dead. That won’t occur with the Icon, which runs on 4 AA batteries that seemingly by no means go useless. When the batteries do ultimately start to run low, a small mild … Read More