Inov-8 Roclite G 290 Trail Running Shoes - Men's 5062-486

Inov-8 Roclite G 290 Trail Running Shoes - Men's

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The one trail running shoe that does it all. The lightweight Roclite 290 is a flexible and responsive shoe for trail running speed, while still delivering protection, support and comfort. Beefy lugs and a protective underfoot plate protect your feet while you speed across any terrain.

  • AdapterWeb breathable mesh upper gives protection, comfort and excellent durability.
  • PowerFlow midsole offers great shock absorption and energy return.
  • MetaPlate underfoot protection for running over pointy bits.
  • 6mm lug depth for incredible traction in mud and wet trails.
  • G-Grip graphene enhanced rubber for traction and increased outsole durability across all kinds of terrain.

Tech specs

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Ideal for Trail running

'Minimal and natural' shoes offer low drop, lots of flex, and minimal cushioning. Most running shoes are 'Light and responsive' with medium cushioning and good energy return. 'Cushioned and floaty' shoes have maximum cushioning.

Light and responsive

Some shoes include added motion control or stability features to help minimize over pronation, where the foot tends to roll inward in a biomechanically imbalanced running position.

Upper material Synthetic
Closure Lace-up
Heel-to-toe cushioning

The approximate thickness of the midsole cushioning under the heel and the forefoot. A thicker heel and greater difference between heel and toe height tends to suit heel-strike runners, while forefoot and midfoot strikers may prefer a minimal drop between heel and toe cushioning.


The drop is the difference in height between the heel and the forefoot midsole cushioning. Traditional running shoes tend to have a 10mm drop or higher while minimalist style shoes are on the lower end of the spectrum.


Waterproof shoes and boots feature a waterproof-breathable membrane and a gusseted tongue to help keep your feet dry in wet conditions.

Removable insole Yes
Made in China