Notable elements of the Scott Palani

The Scott Palani is a road running shoe strategically designed for runners who have neutral foot mechanisms. It features a no-sew toe cap construction that aims to deliver anatomic fit and additional comfort to the foot during the running session.

Featured in the shoe are the mesh and synthetic upper. The purpose of which is to provide breathability and support.

In the midsole of the Scott Palani is the Aero Foam material. It is used to provide rebound and durable cushioning throughout the run.

The eRide technology is added by Scott to promote a more efficient and faster style in the running.

Size and fit

The Scott Palani has a standard running shoe length. With the way the footwear is constructed, it will surely accommodate users who have medium to narrow foot shape. D – Medium for men and B – Medium for women are the available width profiles.


The one-piece outsole is integrated into the  Scott Palani. This material aims to give the runner the right amount of traction needed in a multitude of surfaces.

Regardless of the user's running style, the eRide Flow increases efficiency. This component of the shoe promotes a more powerful running position because of the strategic flex pattern. As a result, the foot is guided throughout the gait cycle to deliver a more capable stride.

For users to feel safe, secure, and comfortable, the Efficient traction on park and road runs are provided. The accurate profile of the shoe is essential in delivering traction on different paved surfaces, gravels, and smooth trails.


The new AeroFoam Infinity midsole is used in crafting the shoe. This material guarantees a smoother ride while also enhancing durability. It also provides additional cushioning to the platform. As a result, the plushest ride is experienced by the runner when tackling the challenging roads and hard pack trails. With this technology, the body is protected from the effects of rigorous training without compromising the eRide geometry's efficiency.

The eRide rocker shape midsole is integrated into the Palani. Scott added this feature to reduce heel strike impact and increase the efficiency of the runner. Fast and energized running style is promoted by this component of the footwear.


The Palani’s upper section is made from a woven material. This component of the shoe aims to deliver breathability, keeping the foot cool and fresh. As a result, a healthier and drier foot environment is encouraged.

Featured in the Scott Palani is the no-sew toe cap. The goal of which is to provide comfort and snug fit to the front section of the platform.

Like the Scott Palani SPT, a form-fitting tongue is used in making the shoe. This protective material is essential in keeping the human foot into place without restricting the individual anatomy and natural movement.

Used in the platform is the lace up closure. This system is focused on providing a more secure fit

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Weight: Men 280g / Women 250g
Drop: 11mm
Arch support: Neutral
Forefoot height: 15mm
Heel height: 26mm
Pronation: Neutral Pronation / Supination / Underpronation

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Jens Jakob Andersen
Jens Jakob Andersen

Jens Jakob is a fan of short distances with a 5K PR at 15:58 minutes. Based on 35 million race results, he's among the fastest 0.2% runners. Jens Jakob previously owned a running store, when he was also a competitive runner. His work is regularly featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, BBC and the likes as well as peer-reviewed journals. Finally, he has been a guest on +30 podcasts on running.