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Get close to the ground and experience the essence of minimalist running with the Inov-8 Road-Xtreme 118. This low and light shoe features a thin midsole to keep your foot protected from the road without inhibiting ground feel, while a sticky outsole maintains reliable traction on the pavement. A lightweight mesh upper is flexible and breathable for a comfortable and cool run.
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Weight: 4.4 oz (size 8)
Stack Height: Heel (11mm), Forefoot (11mm)
Available Widths: B=Medium
How it Fits (based on width B)
- Sizing: Standard running shoe length
- Heel: Medium
- Midfoot: Medium volume
- Forefoot: Medium
- Toe-Box Height: Medium
- Arch Structure: Low
- Shoe Shape: Curved
The Road-Xtreme 118 is the women's version of the Road-Xtreme 138 men's shoe. It is a minimum feature, minimum neutral shoe intended for speedwork and racing.
- Zero Arrow Shoc-Zone provides minimal underfoot cushioning and a 0 mm heel-to-toe drop for a true barefoot experience. This is Inov8's lowest level of cushioning on their 0-4 arrow scale.
- Injected EVA Foam for resilient cushioning with maximum memory retention.
- Synthetic Mesh covers the upper for lightweight, breathable coverage.
- TPU Lacing System uses TPU lacing supports for a strong, lightweight and secure fit.
- Met-Cradle is a synthetic webbing upper that supports the forefoot and provide a secure fit.
- Women's Anatomic Last follows the natural shape of a woman's narrower heel and foot shape for a close and comfortable fit.
- Road-X-Treme is a lightweight outsole intended for road racing, speedwork, and everyday training.
- Sticky Fusion Compound is a mix of synthetic rubber and EVA foam for a smooth ride and grip on the road.
- Meta-Flex groove is located at the forefoot to encourage natural forefoot flex during toe-off.
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