The Inov-8 Roclite 290 is one of the lightest and most flexible running shoe models designed to quickly traverse varied terrain. Runners can race with confidence thanks to the high level of durability even on wet and muddy surfaces. The two-piece POWERFLOW midsole cushioning provides a comfortable and responsive ride for fast and efficient turnover. The 4mm drop also allows for more natural and efficient foot patterns. Upper: Flexible and breathable mesh upper with synthetic overlays and reinforcement at the toe to protect against rocks and debris.Midsole: Features a two-piece POWERFLOW cushioned midsole that delivers 10% better shock absorption and 15% better energy return compared to standard midsoles. Outsole: The ROCLITE outsole with Tri-C rubber compound and variegated lug pattern helps runners navigate varied, wet and aggressive terrain.