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Vibram FiveFingers KSO

Model
Vibram FiveFingers KSO

Miles
520 (June 2010)

Comments
I had been on the fence about whether to give Vibrams a try, and tried them on in stores a couple times.  I was still not enamored, but too curious to not jump in.

Then I saw Keith nail the Superior Trail 50 mile race in them and I decided I had to give them a try!  I am still starting out with these and getting used to the feel, but I think I’m going to love them.  Stay tuned.

28 June 2010 Update:  This pair of Five Fingers has become my primary running shoe for all mileage.  I have logged over 500 miles on these shoes and they are holding up incredibly well, I’m sure they have at least a few hundred more miles in them.  The sole shoes very little wear and I don’t see any weaknesses in stiching of the uppers.  I was a bit concerned about the cost initially for these shoes, but at this point they have cost me about $0.16 / mile.  I love these shoes!

Disclosure: Vibram provided me a comp pair of FiveFingers.  But I have also bought my own!

15 Responses to “Vibram FiveFingers KSO”

  1. [...] on a treadmill and a variety of other exercise and stretching assessments.  She even thought the FiveFingers were a good idea!  I highly recommend her and this clinic if you are in the TC [...]

  2. [...] If we can close the gap, I will take up the challenge issue by my friend Terry and I will do the Walk in my Vibram FiveFingers: [...]

  3. [...] If we can close the gap, I will take up the challenge issue by my friend Terry and I will do the Walk in my Vibram FiveFingers: [...]

  4. [...] barefoot-style running and dogs.  I was halfway into a 10-miler and things were going great in my FiveFingers when she suddenly darted in front of me.  My foot was swinging forward and I kicked her leg [...]

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  6. [...] some of the time.  I will likely still race in these at Superior.  But Feelmax, huaraches, and Vibram FiveFingers are the staple diet for [...]

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