Barefoot Runners Society
Tri-City Half Marathon
My first half-marathon.I had been planning to run barefoot, but have been focusing on trails lately in preparation for an upcoming 50K.The trails I have been running have lots of sharp gravel that I am not ready for yet, so I’ve been wearing my Luna sandals.Because of the lack of recent barefoot running, I decided it was best to run in my Luna’s.My choice of running gear consisted of; Luna originals, with red elasticized laces, SportKilt blue Hiking Kilt, some random long sleeve running shirt I have, with the race’s technical tee on top, and my camelback waist pack with a bottle of iskiate.
I hitched a ride to the race with my friend Chris, we got there and scoped out the start and finish lines, and then ran a...
2012 Shamrock Run, Portland, Oregon
Barefoot Runner’s Society Peeps
Dan (paraganek), Nick (NickW), Jen (jldeleon) and Mike (migangelo)
(I love how everyone seems to have a “pose” in this photo)
Part I: Rated G
I wouldn’t say I wanted to “race” in this race, but I can say I wanted to meet certain goals. As usual, no injury/no pain, was my number one goal. My second goal was to pace myself well. My third goal was to drink beer. I am happy to announce that all goals were met!
Heart Breaker Half Marathon
Cold February Sunday morning, 6 AM.
Hot shower, banana and some water.
The usual pre-race ritual.
Rolling calves on my water bottle. Spreading a little Vaseline on my feet, putting ankle warmers on and heading out, barefoot.
It is brisk outside, a windy 35 degrees.
Heart Breaker Half Marathon story
About a year ago, first week in January 2011, I signed...
International Barefoot Running Day (6 May) - Pages up and running!!!
The pages for the second annual International Barefoot Running Day on 6 May are now working.
Please visit http://www.thebarefootrunners.org/pages/IBRD/ for all the details.
For those of you who have been wanting to post your events, please go to the link above, where you'll find the links for posting your events.
Looking forward to a great time on May 6th!
Chief Coordinator IBRD
NOTE: From AJB422 - Check out the Zazzle Store and get your IBRD shirts? Go to: www.zazzle.com/barefootrunnerssoc (Be sure to order soon to ensure you have yours in time for IBRD Day!)
Awesome job to both entries. If there is a product that you'd like that I didn't add just let me know and I'll get it put in ASAP. Also since sometimes life gets busy and I forget to check...
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