Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Five Finger Discount

IMG_0720 My new shoes

So I decided to get the Bakila model of Vibram's Five Finger shoes, which I found at an outdoor shop nearby. From reading various posts and comments on running books, It seems barefoot runners prefer the feel of Vibram's Five Fingers shoes over any other, thus recommend them. While many outside the city don't know, Chicago has launched a back to school "tax free" campaign. Purchases at stores, at a certain price cap, who are participating in the event yield no sales tax (it's 9.75% or 10.25% currently, around there) driving the cost of living up. Well my shoes just happen to fall under the "Back to School Shoes" category =D.

Well I went running when I really shouldn't have, when my legs were still really sore and