(If you came here while trying to visit my main blog, “Brad Rourke’s Blog,” welcome! I’ve recently set up this wellness blog and shifted over some existing content, updating the link references.)
But I am an avid runner, and had not yet tried them out on the road. Well, I did try them once and got blisters. So. I thought I would do some research and a little training and see if I could run in them for real. Answer: yes. Here is my assessment:
As you can see, they are working out very well for me. The key is to train yourself to have the proper gait — looking up “barefoot running” can help get some pointers. I describe the key ones in the video.
Here are the shoes I use: Vibram Fivefingers KSO
My goal now is to wear my Vibram Five Fingers in my next marathon! Wish me luck!