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ParkClaw 275 GTX hybrid road trail



The PARKCLAW 275 GTX men’s running shoe will keep your feet dry and comfortable in the foulest of road-to-trail running conditions. This versatile shoe is perfect for runners wanting to run on paths and trails, or those looking to make a transition from road running to trail running. It performs superbly on both terrains, and features an aggressive outsole for increased grip. With all-new GORE® Invisible Fit you can enjoy all the benefits of protective footwear technology with the fit and feel of regular running shoes. The GORE-TEX® membrane is engineered to bond directly to the shoe upper in the most discreet manner yet, creating protective footwear that keeps feet dry and comfortable in the harshest of running conditions.

  • Waterproof
  • From road to trail
  • Versatile
UK 9.5
UK 11
UK 11.5

inov-8 Shoe Size Guide

Shoe Fit Scale

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inov-8 have graded the fit of all their shoes from 1 to 5 to make it easy for you to find the perfect fitting shoe. All inov-8 shoes are designed with Met-Cradle technology to lock down the mid-foot for a stable hold. Where they differ is in the toe box. Grade 1 represents the closest, most precise fit. Grade 5 has the widest fitting toe box.

inov-8 has meticulously studied the foot and its function during the gait cycle and also the interaction between the foot and the terrain. They have used this knowledge to develop their fitting scale. For technical footwear a good fit is essential to enhance your performance.

The lower the number on the scale, the narrower the fit, which ensures minimal internal movement of the foot when running fast on technical terrain. Shoes with the higher numbers on the scale will suit athletes with a wider foot and those wanting that extra comfort in the toe box. This wider toe box allows the toes to splay for increased stability when lifting heavy weights. It’s also perfect for longer runs and races when toes begin to swell.

As a rough guide, Grade 1 represents an industry B fit, while Grade 5 equates to a 2E fit in the forefoot.

Fit Scale 5
Drop 8mm
Lug Depth 4mm
Midsole Stack Heel 20mm / Forefoot 12mm
Shank DFB
Sole Compound TRI-C
Product Weight 275g / 9.62oz

“The PARKCLAW 275 is a real surprise. It’s a shoe that you can use day in and day out when you are mixing terrain. A great example would be say living in London and going for a long run when you mix road with sections of trail in Regents Park, Hyde Park and so on.”
Ian Corless, Talk Ultra, March 2018.

“I love the fact that I can travel on the road to my trail routes in shoes that will equip me for the whole journey from start to finish.”
Run Mummy Run, February 2018.

“The softest of the Gore-Tex support on test helps make for a responsive feel, with decent flexibility, especially on steep hills.”
Trail Running Magazine, December 2018.

Parkclaw 275 GTX

“An excellent shoe, so good In fact that I have been the proud owner of three pairs.
Comfortable shoe that transitions well between paved roads and forest logging roads. For me a minor niggle is that where the fabric interfaces with the rubber upper on the outside toe area always shows abrasive wear at around 120 miles and eventually splits at about 180 miles, but they keep on going until I retire them at 315miles. Mentioned it to Inov8, but no other examples reported. Still a damn fine shoe.”

Review by Colin

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Waterproof, windproof and breathable

Stay protected with GORE® Invisible Fit Technology, the GORE-TEX membrane is bonded directly to the upper. This eliminates wrinkles and folds in the upper, so pressure points and blisters are significantly reduced and freedom of movement and flexibility is increased. As well as improved construction, the GORE® Invisible Fit technology means these shoes have a faster dry-out time of up to 50 per cent, allowing runners to feel confident and comfortable in all weather.

Ultra smooth and cushioned ride

Run effortlessly over any road conditions with new Powerflow+ midsole technology. Powerflow+ delivers 10% better shock absorption and 25% better energy return than standard midsoles.

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Versatile Grip

Slightly more aggressive, trail-style stud pattern compared to a road specific shoe but the wide surface area of the studs ensures it feels smooth when running on roads.

Get more support

External Heel Counter wraps around the rear of the shoe and provides support in the heel. Delivering this extra hold aids foot stability and helps a fatigued runner maintain a better gait.

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Increased durability

Features more protective, durable upper materials better suited to handling trail debris and environments.

Shipping & Delivery
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