Facts

  • Terrain

    Road

    Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

    Trail

    Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

    Good to know

    As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

  • Arch support

    Neutral / cushion / high arch

    Shoes for runners who do not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with normal, high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

    Stability / overpronation / normal arch

    Shoes for runners who need mild to moderate arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a low arch. See the best stability shoes.

    Motion control / severe overpronation / flat feet

    Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.

    Good to know

    - Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
    - More about arch support in this video.
    - Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

  • Use

    Daily running

    Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.

    Competition

    Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

    Good to know

    If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

  • Price
    $100
  • Weight
    Men: 8.5oz
    Women: 8.5oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Men: 8mm
    Women: 8mm

    The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.

    There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.

  • Heel height
    Men: 20mm
    Women: 20mm
  • Forefoot height
    Men: 12mm
    Women: 12mm
  • Width
    Men: Standard, Wide
    Women: Standard, Wide
  • Release date
    Unknown
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Notable elements of the Inov-8 Parkclaw 240

- The Inov-8 Parkclaw 240 is a versatile running shoe that can be used on both road and trail surfaces. The shoe features highly-breathable knitted upper. Aside from delivering breathable coverage, it also provides a more natural fit.

- The shoe also features the POWERFLOW midsole which gives 10% more shock absorption and 15% enhanced energy return compared to the regular midsole foam.

- For  more versatile traction, the outsole comes with a trail-style cleat pattern for a smoother, reliable running experience.

Inov-8 Parkclaw 240 size and fit

Inov-8 shoes are graded on a scale of 1-5. Representing the most precise and closest fit is Grade 1, while the most comprehensive fitting toe box is Grade 5. The Parkclaw 240's fit scale is Grade 5.

The Inov-8 Parkclaw 240 is true to size. Like the Newton Gravity 8, the available width for the women’s version is B – Medium while the men’s iteration has the D – Medium option.

Outsole

Integrated into the shoe is the sticky rubber outsole with trail-style cleat pattern. The shoe’s outsole aims to provide impressive grip on varied surfaces while delivering durability.

Midsole

In the midsole of the shoe is the POWERFLOW technology. The primary goal of which is to give 10% better shock absorption as well as 15% better energy return. This midsole material allows runners to experience a more efficient and enjoyable ride.

Upper

In the upper of the Inov-8 Parkclaw 240 is a highly breathable knitted fabric material that delivers a sock-like and lightweight fit. Aside from breathability, the material also provides all-day comfort.

The fabric used in the upper area is described to be antimicrobial. This is vital in maintaining and extending the freshness and dryness of the foot.

Additional comfort is encouraged by the moderately padded collar and tongue unit. Runners can confidently start and finish their activities with ease and confidence.


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