Posts Tagged ‘Five Fingers

05
Nov
12

Shoe Review: FILA Skele-toes Glide

FILA recently joined the trend of having “foot gloves” with their Skele-toes line and I’m glad to be one of the early adopters of one of their latest models, the Glide.  Here are my thoughts.

FILA Skele-toes Glide

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03
Oct
12

My First 16.8K Race with adidas King of the Road 2012

The recently concluded adidas King of the Road 2012 is probably the most “international” race in the Philippines so far this year with runners coming from all over the world, one of the most colorful, and has one of the best finisher’s medals.  Here’s the story of my first 16.8K race.

adidas King of the Road Philippines 2012

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30
Sep
12

Outrunning Expectations: Rexona Run 2012

The Rexona Run 2012 was one of the most challenging races I had recently and by not expecting much, I was quite surprised that I had outran my conservative expectations.  Here’s the story of my 21K experience.

Entrance to the Rexona Run 2012 activity area

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20
Dec
10

4th VFF Fun Run

Last Sunday, Barefoot Running Philippines/Vibram FiveFingers Fan Club had gathered minimalist and barefoot running enthusiasts over at the SM Mall of Asia grounds for its fourth VFF Fan Club Fun Run, an informal run that’s purely for fun!

Courtesy Barefoot Running Philippines

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08
Oct
10

Meet My New BFF: VFF Sprint (Vibram Five Fingers)

I’ve always been fascinated with Vibram Five Fingers (VFF) ever since the first time I saw it.  At first I thought it’s crazy because back then I always thought that shoes should be thick and soft (cushioning).  Fast forward, I started running, and learned all about my feet, and eventually, shoes.  Even my first post on this site is about picking the right shoe for the right feet.  When VFFs came, all that became obsolete—“as long as you have feet VFFs are for you,” ultramarathoner Ronald Declarador states.

Various models of VFFs

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07
Sep
10

The Benefits of Being Barefoot

By Vibram FiveFingers:

We have all been born barefoot.  A long time ago, people have lived and survived without using protective footwear.  But, today, because of technology and the many changes it brought, wearing shoes became an essential part of life.  But beyond all the protection and the style shoes provide, we seem to have forgotten the significant benefits and sense of freedom being barefoot brings.

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