Warning – Post contains feet

Look away now if you hate feet – Some people do, some people don’t. Most don’t lets face it.

I have a few blisters and sore patches I usually tape up and ignore but the tide was in today and I felt like doing some hill sprints. So I decided to do them barefoot, I figured it’s hill sprints – the impact is low.

It was actually quite fun and surprisingly easy to drive off the forefoot but it was absolutely bloody freezing on the soles on the way down.  I have to say I really enjoyed the change, I mean I wouldn’t fancy the impact at any pace but for a steep hill like this it felt like floating up. In fact although I stopped counting my GPS tells me I did around 20 and to be honest I didn’t blow up or get the jelly legs. I was sad when it started to get dark and my frozen feet drove me to go home.

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High tide and sun in the sky
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Argghh feet and the hill of less pain that usual – What a terrible name
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My sun has gone =(

Author: Gareth

Running coastal trails in South Wales and working on a healthier body and mind

3 thoughts on “Warning – Post contains feet”

  1. I walked the other day, 5km in my Nike Free 5’s
    OMG! the next day I had STIFF FEET!!!! They got a REAL workout! Felt GREAT!
    ENJOY! omg running on the beach… what a spoil!!!! ❤

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  2. OMG Gareth you are going completely athlete!!!!! I’ve got a feeling that we are going to be getting some amazing race reports from you later on this year! Have fun!! Jxx

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  3. Where are the bloody blister shots?

    Have you looked into Merrel and their pace gloves? … barefoot feel but a bit protection and because of their vibram sole they kinda stick to rocks.

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