Tag Archives: Vibram

Barefoot running and opinion pieces

It seems that there have recently been a few “news” articles (or rather opinion pieces) that seek to dismiss the claims of those who say barefoot or minimalist running is a good thing. Sometimes they attempt this using a study … Continue reading

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Racing in the Vibram Bikila

This year I rediscovered how much I love running in the Vibram Bikila – they are my go-to shoe when it’s wet outside (no socks necessary as they always fit just right) and when it rained in both my May … Continue reading

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Perfect timing

I’m not sure there would be too many people who manage to run the same time at the same race in two consecutive years, but that’s more or less what happened to me yesterday. The Highland Park Run in the … Continue reading

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The race my Newton’s were made for.

If you’ve read my blog before you may have seen my thoughts on the Newton Running Distance, and in my follow up post I had suggested that these may be good shoes for running hills. Well, those shoes have become my … Continue reading

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“Millions of shoes”

My 3 year old said to me yesterday “daddy, you have millions of shoes”. For the record his estimation is a little on the high side. I wondered where this had come from, so asked my wife whether anything had … Continue reading

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Barefoot/Minimalist Running

I am a minimalist runner. I have tried not to specifically focus on that fact in this blog, but all the information is there (I did talk about it at reasonable length in one post titled “New Shoes”). I have … Continue reading

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Running in the cold part 2

Snow! I seem to have had a couple of search engine hits on what to wear when running in the cold, so I thought it was worth giving another update because today was my coldest run so far this year … Continue reading

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New shoes

I finally ran again (first time since Saturday) despite the fact my cold is lingering and it was only 34 degrees out. I decided to take some new shoes for a test run. Before I get into today’s run, let … Continue reading

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