The HOKA Challenger ATR 2 is a highly cushioned, versatile trail running shoe designed for a neutral or supinated foot motion.


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The performance of a Clifton in a trail running package, the HOKA Challenger ATR 2 delivers. An oversized EVA midsole provides excellent cushioning and aggressive 4mm lugs provide optimal traction on varied terrain. A new closed mesh upper helps to further keep out debris and an extra cushioned tongue delivers a more plush step in feel. A versatile shoe with plenty of cushioning, the Challenger ATR 2 is ready to hit the trails.

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Weight: 9.8 oz/277.8g (size 9)

Stack Height: 31mm (Heel), 26mm (Forefoot)

Available Widths: D=Medium

How It Fits (based on width D)

  • Sizing: Standard running shoe length
  • Heel: Medium to wide
  • Mid-foot: Medium volume
  • Forefoot: Medium to wide
  • Toe-Box height: Medium
  • Arch Structure: Medium-high
  • Shoe Shape: Semi-Straight


  • Soft EVA Midsole : runs the full length of the shoe and is 30% softer than traditional EVA foam, offering enhanced cushioning and support.
  • Early Stage Meta-Rocker Geometry : is a rockered midsole design engineered to deliver a smooth ride and increased propulsion.


  • Full Ground Contact : provides increased traction and a smooth heel to toe transition.
  • Trail Outsole : with lugs for increased traction and stability on uneven terrain.


  • Closed Mesh : on the upper prevents debris from entering the shoe while maintaining breathability to keep feet cool and dry.
  • No Sew SpeedFrame Construction : provides a seamless interior environment for reduced irritation and blistering.
  • Synthetic Support Strapping : is designed for lightweight support and holds the foot in place.

Footwear Performance Characteristics

Pronation Grade:

  • Neutral
  • Minimum
  • Moderate
  • Maximum

Heel-To-Toe Drop (mm):

  • 0
  • 1-2
  • 3-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-8
  • 9-10
  • 11+

Stack Height:

  • Barefoot
  • Minimal
  • Low
  • Medium
  • High
  • Maximal


  • Road
  • Road/Trail
  • Hard Trail
  • Varied Trail
  • Soft Trail

Shoe Type:

  • Premium
  • Standard
  • Performance
  • Racing

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