Inov-8 say: "The Oroc Ultra 290 is designed for long distance orienteering, mountain running, fell running and off-trail running. The world’s first long-distance orienteering shoe featuring revolutionary Twin-Spike technology for the ultimate grip when racing over extreme terrain. Two spikes protrude from each sticky rubber stud on the outsole, digging into frozen ground, holding firm on rock and giving outstanding traction through mud. The OROC ULTRA 290 allows you to run fast over long distances while navigating at the same time."
3 Key Features
• Long-distance orienteering shoe
• Revolutionary Twin-Spike technology
• Aggressive grip on any terrain
The world’s first long-distance orienteering shoe featuring revolutionary Twin-Spike technology for the ultimate grip when racing over extreme terrain. Two spikes protrude from each sticky rubber stud on the outsole, digging into frozen ground, holding firm on rock and giving outstanding traction through mud. The OROC ULTRA 290 allows you to run fast over long distances while navigating at the same time.
Featuring a 6mm drop, POWERFLOW+ midsole for increased cushioning and a roomier fit, the OROC ULTRA 290 offers increased comfort for longer distance races. A super-durable, snag-resistant ballistic nylon one-piece upper keeps your foot protected as you race through the fiercest of vegetation.
World-first Twin-Spike technology offers unrivaled grip. Two strong manganese spikes protrude from each 5.5mm deep sticky rubber stud as the outsole hits the ground, digging into frozen terrain, holding firm on rock and giving outstanding traction through mud.
Designed for optimal efficiency, the OROC ULTRA 290 weighs just 290g and features a 6mm drop for increased underfoot comfort. The upper is made from non-water absorbing materials to keep the shoe light even when wet.
Crash through the fiercest vegetation with confidence. A super-durable ballistic nylon upper featuring a non-snagging, one-piece seamless construction and a tough rand, keep your foot protected.
POWERFLOW+ midsole technology provides 10% better shock absorption and 25% better energy return than standard midsoles. Roomier upper allows more space in the toe box for racing longer distances.
The PROTEC-PLATE and internal rubber toe bumper protect the foot from the impact of sharp rocks and stones. A microfibre tongue ensures the shoe can be laced tightly to provide protection from dirt and debris. On-the-shoe gaiter hooks allow you to attach an ALL TERRAIN GAITER for additional protection.
Inov-8 Fit Scale (1 narrowest, 5 widest) : 3/5
Lug Depth: 5mm
Intended Use: Soft and Muddy, Snow and Ice
Midsole Stack: 13mm / 7mm
Sole Compound: INOV-8 RUBBER
Product Weight: 290g
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