Well... after last week's barefoot escapade, my Fivefingers arrived earlier this week :)

I'm still breaking them in (or breaking myself in, more like it) and probably ran a bit too far in them the first time I tried them out, but otherwise all good. After enjoying running barefoot as much as I did, it's nice to have kind of just eliminated the whole 'pain from battering your feet against rough terrain' bit, while still being 'forced' to run properly by the lack of support.

It's kind of feeling a lot more natural to be forefoot striking now, to the point where I'm having to concentrate on it less and can settle into it a bit more. It's nice that I'm starting to run how it feels right, instead of using up brain-space concentrating on running how I should be running.

First 10km race is coming up in the next few weeks too, so I need to either get more comfortable running further in the Fivefingers, or make sure I can transfer the skills across to running in my other trainers. We'll see, I guess!

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