Our verdict


The Inov-8 Parkclaw 240 provided a high level of comfort, cushioning, and traction that users expect from a versatile road and trail running shoe. The majority of the consumers were contented with the outstanding performance brought about by the Parkclaw 240. The well-constructed outsole, midsole, and upper area of the shoe were admired and accepted by many people to be a perfect partner in their running careers and adventures.


  • Lightweight
  • Well-cushioned
  • Pleasant
  • Wide toe box
  • Provides excellent traction.
  • Suitable on varied trails


  • Laces easily undone
  • Short tongue
  • Insufficient durability

Who should  buy the Inov-8 Parkclaw 240

You will love the Inov-8 Parkclaw 240 if  you want a pleasantly, lightweight running shoe that fits runners with a neutral gait

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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.

- Ensuring more versatile traction, the outsole comes with a trail-style cleat pattern that gives a smoother, reliable running experience.

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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.

Experience precise movements on paved surfaces with the Inov-8 Parkclaw 240 outsole

Integrated into the shoe is the sticky rubber outsole. This lets the user perform excellently on all types of terrains. When compared to road-specific shoes, a more aggressive, trail-style cleat pattern is used. The design of the cleats ensures a smoother feel when tackling different paved surfaces.

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Inov-8's POWERFLOW technology

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

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Lightweight in-shoe feeling with the the Inov-8 Parkclaw 240 upper

Utilized in the shoe is the highly breathable knitted upper fabric. This material delivers the most natural and lightweight fit. Along with the fit is the additional comfort that it provides during the running session. 

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The fabric used in the upper area is described to be antimicrobial. This material fight of odor and impede bacterial growth. This is vital in maintaining and extending the freshness and dryness of the human foot.

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Utilized in making the Inov-8 Parkclaw 240 is the lace-up closure. This ensures an easy on and off.

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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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The last of these running shoes utilize the Standard Fit variant. This is significant in ensuring a snugger heel construction. The Standard Fit variant delivers a broader front area which ensures a more secure yet unconstrained in-shoe feel.

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