The all new Hoka One One Challenger ATR 3 is a proper all-round trail running shoe. Previous versions of the Challenger ATR have been a bit flimsy and too focused on being light weight. At 269 grams, the Challenger ATR 3 is still a light weight trail running shoe. The upper has a completely new design that incorporates flexible materials with more robust overlays to provide. This has the effect of allows the shoe to flex with the foot but also provide a secure and locked in fit. The outsole and tread pattern of the Challenger ATR 3 is more aggressive and will give better grip in soft and wet conditions. In a nutshell, This is the everyday trail shoe we needed Hoka to make. They will be a great shoe for trail runners who haven’t had Hoka’s before and want to give them a try. They are also still cushioned enough to satisfy the smooth ride converts that have been trail running Hoka’s for years.