Run4It customer Scott Nicol reviews Inov-8's Roclite 315 • Run4It:

Inov-8's Roclite 315

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Inov-8's Roclite 315

I am just getting to 40yrs of age (next week to be exact) and wanted to let you know about my experiences with Inov-8's Roclite 315 shoes. I currently run on average around 40 miles per week. Most of the time on road but every weekend I run cross country in Mugdock Country park (Craigallian Road, Nr. Milngavie, Glasgow).

The terrain alternates from gravel, mud slopes, puddles and tarmac. I bought the shoes on your staff's recommendation over a year ago and they have been excellent. No matter what the terrain the sole has good grip, the lightness of the shoe allows me to get them extremely wet and they still perform brilliantly. I have worn them over long distances as well as having worn them whilst competing in the last 2 years Mighty deerstalker competition.

I noticed on my first year that several other runners had the same shoe as myself and was very pleased to think I had found a decent shoe. As time has moved on I have recently bought another pair for a reasonable price, just in case I find I need to change them. The reality is, apart from the mud stains the old shoes still feel more or less the same as when I first bought them..... 10/10 for recommending these shoes and 10/10 from the manufacturers for making a great shoe....

All in all, these shoes provide me with the ability to train and race with great confidence.


Scott Nicol, Run4It customer,

Technical stuff:

  • Meta-flex groove which is anatomically aligned in front of the metatarsal heads to provide a natural forefoot flex.

  • Met-cradle design holds the forefoot behind the metatarsal heads and ensures the foot is held in the shoe

  • Fascia band increases the structural stability of the arch and the propulsive efficiency of the shoe

  • Meta-shank is a five finger structure aligning with the metatarsals providing greater flexibility whist retaining impact protection

  • Endurance rubber compound is used on the soles which provides a increased mix terrain grip

  • Endurance last provides a comfortable fit, ideal for training and longer distances

  • A webbing upper support provided by the nylon webbing which is attached to the lacing.

  • Weight; 315 grams



Price: £69.00

Overall Score: 10/10

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