The Inov-8 Trailroc G 280 has all the grip you need to tackle well-maintained trail routes and plenty of energy return to boot.

We’highlight the key features of the Trailroc G 280 below, scroll a bit further for are mini review of this trail running shoe.

Men's Inov-8 Trailroc G 280

Women's Inov-8 Trailroc G 280

Quick Trailroc G 280 Review

The Trailroc G 280 was the first shoe in the Trailroc range to get its graphene-infused rubber outsole. This durable and super grippy material now adds even more traction beneath the midsole, which holds a stiff forefoot rock plate between two layers of foam to give protection underfoot without dropping the connection to the trail terrain you run. While the heel-toe drop is lofty, giving a quicker ride and boosting feeling—with a much higher energy return.

Some pretty good overlays on the Trailroc equal its protection for the rocky terrain underfoot. Welded reinforcements on the Trailroc G 280 add some stability through the midfoot without feeling too compressive or stiff.

The Trailroc G 280 has a sleek water-repellent material that also helps keep the shoe’s inside dry when dashing through puddles of water. You’ll also find sturdy toe bumper shields against stubs on rocks and roots; plus, the joined tongue keeps out any of that loose gravel you’d otherwise kick inside the ankle collar.

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Looking for more options, then pop on over and check out the Nike Pegasus Trail 2. We also have a guide to the best lightweight trail running shoes that you might be interested in.

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