The Inov-8 Terraclaw 250 is a performance, hard-surface, neutral trail running shoe best suited for daily training or racing on rocky terrain.


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The Inov-8 Terraclaw 250 provides an optimal combination of protection and grip for running on all sorts of terrain.  A dual rubber lugged outsole uses a hard sticky rubber for added durability where it matters most and a soft sticky rubber everywhere else to give you exceptional traction.  A series of welded overlays across the upper offer lightweight structure to secure the foot against the unpredictability of the trail.

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Weight: 8.8 oz/249.5g (size 9)

Stack Height: 24mm (Heel), 16mm (Forefoot)

How It Fits (based on width D) 

  • Sizing: Standard running shoe size
  • Heel: Medium to narrow
  • Midfoot: Medium volume
  • Forefoot: Medium to wide
  • Toe-Box Height: Medium to high
  • Arch Structure: Medium-low
  • Shoe Shape: Semi-Curved


  • Injected EVA Foam for resilient cushioning with maximum memory retention.
  • Dynamic Fascia Band running from the heel to the forefoot acts as a rigid lever arm, releasing energy with each step and propelling the runner forward.


  • Dual-C Outsole combines two different sticky outsole rubbers for added durability and maximized grip.
  • Hard Sticky Rubber for optimal performance, grip in wet conditions, and increased endurance.
  • Soft Sticky Rubber for optimal performance and maximized grip in wet conditions.
  • Meta-Flex groove is located at the forefoot to encourage natural forefoot flex during toe-off.


  • Synthetic Mesh covers the upper for lightweight, breathable coverage. 
  • Toe Cap increases the uppers durability and keeps toes safe from bruising on trails.
  • Met-Cradle is a synthetic webbing upper that supports the forefoot and provides a secure fit.
  • X-Lock uses welded overlays in the forefoot to keep the foot in place.
  • Tongue Lock uses a diagonally sewn material to keep the tongue in place while running.
  • Strobel Last with the upper stitched to full length fabric, for enhanced cushioning and a soft underfoot feel.

Footwear Performance Characteristics

Pronation Grade:

  • Neutral
  • Minimum
  • Moderate
  • Maximum

Heel-To-Toe Drop (mm):

  • 0
  • 1-2
  • 3-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-8
  • 9-10
  • 11+

Stack Height:

  • Barefoot
  • Minimal
  • Low
  • Medium
  • High
  • Maximal


  • Road
  • Road/Trail
  • Hard Trail
  • Varied Trail
  • Soft Trail

Shoe Type:

  • Premium
  • Standard
  • Performance
  • Racing

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