HOKA Carbon X 3

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original price $200 sale/discounted price $150
Star Rating is 4.5 / 5
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Propel your way into hyperspeed with the HOKA Carbon X 3.

HOKA fine-tuned the midsole to give you a more energized ride. This endurance racer is engineered with a responsive carbon fiber plate and an aggressive Meta-Rocker to propel you efficiently through your stride. It has a rubberized EVA outsole that is durable and grippy for confidence at top speeds.

Snappy and lightweight, the Carbon X 3 is light and fast enough for racing, but durable enough to use as an everyday trainer. One of the best carbon-plated shoes, the Carbon X 3 has a wider platform compared to others brands in this category to give you a more stable ride.

The upper is brand new in the Carbon X 3. HOKA gave it a premium engineered-knit upper that is designed for lightweight and breathable performance. It has a bootie-like construction with an extended heel tab designed for an easy pull-on. Plus, its bold, asymmetrical colors will make a statement on your run.

Fly to the finish line in HOKA Carbon X 3.

Read more in our HOKA Carbon X 3 review.

Tech Specs

HOKA Carbon X 3




6.6 oz (Women’s size 7),

7.9 oz (Men’s size 9)




Everyday Training, Racing


Road, Track

What’s New

HOKA added a new midsole foam that makes it snappier and propels you forward. The biggest change is in the upper—HOKA designed a performance knit upper that has a bootie-like construction.

Who It’s Best For

The HOKA Carbon X 3 was designed for runners looking for a carbon-plated shoe to run marathon or ultra-marathon distances. This shoe tends to be a bit more durable than some other carbon plated shoes and therefore, it can reliably handle speedwork or other training runs as well. It works well for the runner who likes a more responsive and snappy carbon plated shoe.

Why You’ll Love It

You will get plenty of pop and responsiveness in the HOKA Carbon X 3. The midsole, with its aggressive rocker and carbon plate, allows you to have an efficient gait throughout your run. Plus, the bold color-blocking looks great as you blaze by the competition.

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Star Rating is 4.5 / 5
Based on 4 Verified Reviews
Star Rating is 3 / 5

Worn out fast

Ivy1238 7 months ago Verified Purchase

I’ve worn it 12 miles on treadmill and the back inner bottom is already worn out.

Star Rating is 5 / 5

Great shoe

Deborah Y 1 year ago Verified Purchase

I’ve been running in the Carbon x since the beginning and love the way they feel. The cushion is appropriate and the is plenty of support. The toe box is nice and roomy. Probably the only thing I don’t totally love is the sock- like feel with the built in tongue but they run way to good to give up on them.

Star Rating is 5 / 5


Christine 1 year ago Verified Purchase

I am a nurse and always on my feet I will never wear anything else!!