Hoka® Arahi 7

The Hoka Arahi 7 release date is July 17, 2023.

The Hoka Arahi 7 will have the following features & updates:

  • The new Arahi 7 will boast the maximum amount of cushioning yet be extremely lightweight with new technology plush cushioning.
  • Like its predecessor, the Arahi 7 will Have lighter-weight engineered mesh uppers and a more comfortable, snug fit.
  • You will still be able to enjoy the now-reinforced pull tab for easy on and off.
  • The very resilient and ultra-lightweight foamy base will offer some stability and excellent cushioning.
  • As for the outsole, you will still be able to enjoy the same high-traction rubber sole.
  • You can also expect many new color variations and color options from which you will choose.

Previous Models:
The Hoka Arahi 6 release date was on March 16, 2022.

Latest Version of the Hoka Arahi


Hoka One Arahi



  • The recommended price, according to manufacturers, for the new Hoka One Arahi 7 will be around $150.
  • There is a slight price increase this time as there are a few more new features.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The Arahi 7 will offer excellent stability and support.
  • It will cater to flat feet with a slightly stiffer sole yet still have comfortable cushioning.
  • It will be designed for mid-foot and forefoot striking.


  • The Arahi 7 will be a road shoe only as its predecessor.
  • Outdoor trail running and walking is not advised with the new model.


  • The Uses of the new Arahi model will be more versatile.
  • This time it caters more for training, general jogging, and running.


  • the new Arahi 7 will be durable if used for its intended purposes.
  • However, it is not advised for long-distance and marathon running when it comes to durability.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • As for the size and fit, you can look forward to a comfortable and roomy toe fit.
  • There will be normal, narrow, and wide-width options available similar to the Arahi 5 model.


  • the Arahi 7 will be around 275 grams for men and 221 grams for women.
  • It will be very lightweight for the amount of cushioning and support that it will feature.

Elevation of the Hoka One Arahi 7

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • You can expect a heel height of around 29mm.
  • The heel height will be standard for a running and training shoe.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • The Forefoot height should be around 24 mm.
  • The sole will be uniform and solid, which will be ideal for stability.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • As you can see, there will be a very low 5mm heel-to-toe drop.
  • This is predominant in stability shoes as well as training and running shoes.

Components of the Hoka One Arahi 7


  • The outsole will be constructed of the same durable rubber.
  • There will be patterns on the tread for traction and grip.
  • However, keep in mind that it will be a road or flat surface shoe only.
  • Furthermore, the outsole will still keep the slight Meta-Rocker design for stability and balance.


  • The new Arahi 7 will have a very lightweight and slightly firmer support EVA midsole along with the trusted J-Frame design.
  • The Flat waisted design of the sole entirely will offer excellent stability.


  • There will be a much more lightweight and breathable mesh design engineered for comfort for the uppers.
  • The Arahi 7 will offer different width options and will generally have a more roomy toe box.
  • Furthermore, you can look forward to some new colors and designs in the new model.

Hoka® Arahi 6 vs. Arahi 5


Hoka One Arahi 7

About the Author

David Alegeta

David is a long-distance hiker, a writer and an editor whose favorite topics include backpacking and trail running. He is an adventure athlete who covered over 20,000 miles. He frequently speaks to groups about the benefits of proper footwear and has written numerous articles on this subject. He lives in Dallas, Texas with his family.