I’ve never been one of those runners who stock-piles a single shoe model and stick to it for years. With fancy new trail shoes coming out each year, I never understood why you would need to.

Now I get it.

I hadn’t found the right pair of kicks.

hoka-2A few weeks ago I wrote a review of the HOKE ONE ONE Challenger ATRs. You can read the review here, but here’s the very brief summary:

  1. They ride like a road shoe, but grip like a trail shoe
  2. They’re durable
  3. They’re light
  4. The signature HOKA ONE ONE max cushioning shines with these shoes

For more information on the shoes, check out the specs of the men’s and women’s versions.

To say I like the Challenger ATRs would be an understatement. They’ve become my go-to shoe, and carried me to a 24 hour (and 103.4 mile) victory, up many of my favorite peaks, and along some of the best ridges the Appalachian Mountains have to offer.

And today, I’m happy to announce, that you can win a pair for free.

Win a FREE Pair of Shoes

The good folks over at HOKA ONE ONE have offered to give away a free pair of Challenger ATRs to one lucky runner.

Enter to win a free pair here:


4 Chances to Win

Entering couldn’t be easier, just complete this form first. After that, you’ll have 3 additional ways to gain bonus entries:

  1. Leave a comment on this post about what you’ll do with a free pair of HOKAs
  2. Tweet the giveaway and tag Rock Creek Runner and HOKA ONE ONE
  3. Share on Facebook and tag Rock Creek Runner and HOKE ONE ONE

Simple as that. What are you waiting for? Enter to win a free pair of Challenger ATR trail shoes here.

For you international readers, I’m sorry to say that these can only be shipped within the US.

Disclaimer: I am a HOKE ONE ONE Social Ambassador, and HOKA ONE ONE is donating the shoes for this giveaway.

Author Doug Hay is the founder of Rock Creek Runner, host of the Trail Talk podcast, and fanatical about everything trail running -- beards, plaid shirts, bruised toenails, and all. He and his wife live and run in beautiful Black Mountain, NC.

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58 thoughts on “HOKA ONE ONE Challenger ATR Trail Shoe Giveaway

  1. I would gift my win to my soon to be 21 year old daughter who is beginning to run the trails with me. 15 years of dance/cheer/ and drill have hurt her knees a lot -she struggles with road running now. We are starting trail running together.

  2. I am recovering from a knee injury and would use them as I get the a-okay from my PT to get back into running!

  3. I have a 50 mile trail race (Wild Hare 50) coming up in November and my first 100 mile race (Rocky Raccoon) in February. I would use them to train and race in.

  4. I’ve never run in Hoka so I’d love to try them on my long runs during marathon training, which I just started!

  5. I ran a 6 hr race last year (Bad Apple Ultra) in my Skechers Ultra, would love to run the 12 hr version this year in “real” maximum cushioning shoes!

  6. If I win a pair of Hokas, I will start trail running and stop procrastinating plans to explore the Tennessee wilderness!

  7. I’m looking for new trail shoes – can’t seem to find just the “right” pair. I would give these Hokas a good try and probably, if they are as awesome as everyone says they are, fall in love and rock them every trail run!

  8. Been looking at these shoes for a few months now. They would join my rotation of shoes as I prepare for a couple of 50k’s this fall.

  9. Love my Hoka Kailua Tarmacs! Would love to have a pair of trail shoes, to start some trail training!

  10. I’ve been wanting to try trail running shoes. My hubby and I run together at the local county park. I’d test them out there!
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