The Mesa Marathon Announces New Partnership with HOKA

November 1, 2023

Mesa, Arizona, November 1, 2023 /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – The Mesa Marathon is proud to announce its partnership with HOKA, the California based performance footwear and apparel brand. HOKA has been named the Official Footwear Sponsor of the Mesa Marathon.

The 2024 Mesa Marathon will commence on February 10, 2024.

“The Mesa Marathon couldn’t be more excited to be teaming up with HOKA,” said Kim Kapinos, VP of Partnerships for the Mesa Marathon. “This collaboration represents a dynamic fusion of innovation and performance, reflecting our shared commitment to community and bringing people together for the moments that matter. Together with HOKA, we aim to continue reaching new heights and empowering individuals to achieve their personal bests.”

A top performance running footwear and athletic apparel brand, HOKA shoes are designed to be kind to the human body while maintaining the ability to allow its users to be world-class-fast. HOKA makes gear for neighborhood walkers, professional runners, and every athlete in between.

“HOKA is thrilled to be joining forces with the Mesa Marathon, a race that has been instrumental to the training strategy for HOKA NAZ Elite for many years,” said Mike McManus, Director of Global Sports Marketing at HOKA. “We couldn’t be more excited to highlight our dedication to supporting all runners in their journey to achieve their personal bests with this partnership.”

The Mesa Marathon is elated to be partnering with HOKA, a brand that values the power of movement for runners and athletes of all ages and skill levels. The Mesa Marathon and HOKA are committed to helping all of the participants for the 2024 event become the best version of themselves, come together as a community, and achieve their goals.

At the 2024 event, the Mesa Marathon will welcome more than 10,000 endurance athletes to participate in the marathon, half marathon, and 10K. With the partnership of HOKA, participants will enjoy a variety of exclusive and exciting perks. Creating the 2024 race shirts, HOKA will provide each participant a piece of quality performance wear. Additionally, members enrolled in the Official Online Coaching Program presented by HOKA will become part of the official HOKA Team. HOKA will also host an official shakeout run during race weekend to help all participants feel enthusiastic and prepared for race day.

About the Mesa Marathon:

The Mesa Marathon is the premier race in Arizona offering a marathon (26.2 miles), half marathon (13.1 miles), 10K, and Amazon Kids 1K. Runners receive the race experience and perks of a major marathon as well as the personalized service and local flavor of their favorite hometown race. Race day is all about the runner, from industry-leading shirts and medals to unmatched course support and the best finish experience to be found. The Mesa Marathon is owned and produced by Brooksee.

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About HOKA®

HOKA® is one of the fastest-growing performance footwear and apparel brands in history. Conceived in the mountains, HOKA footwear delivers an unprecedented combination of enhanced cushioning and support for a uniquely smooth ride. Every day, HOKA pushes the innovation and design of its footwear and apparel by teaming up with a deep roster of world champions, taste makers and everyday athletes. From finish lines to everyday life, HOKA fans love the brand for its bold and unexpected approach, and its belief in the power of humanity to create change for a better world. HOKA empowers a world of athletes to fly over the earth. For more information, visit hoka.com or follow @HOKA. #FlyHumanFly


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