Beautiful fall day in MN for a barefoot marathon! I'm very happy with my performance mostly because I didn't hit any real wall throughout the run. The last 3 miles were more of a struggle than the rest of the race but I didn't completely shut down like I did 3 weeks ago at mile 17 trying to do a 20 mile workout.
My #1 full barefoot marathon on the tough course of the Bible Marathon! By Lior Ravid
***** Bible Marathon 2017 *****
a little bit of History...
“Then a man of Benjamin ran from the battle line the same day, and came to Shiloh with his clothes torn…”
One of the first runs recorded in human history is mentioned in the Bible, in the beginning of the book of Samuel. At the end of the war between the Israelites and the Philistines, the “man of Benjamin” runs from the battlefield at Eben Ezer (modern day Rosh Ha’ayin) to Shiloh, city of the Tabernacle.
Many centuries later, the founder of the Maccabiah games, Yosef Yekutieli, set out to measure the length of the course from Rosh Ha’ayin to Shiloh, in the Benjamin region. He was amazed to find that the length of this historic path precisely matched that of the modern marathon – 42 kilometers (the official length of the Olympic running...
Crazy Barefoot Marathon - Rotterdam By Christian Pinon
Samedi dernier a eu lieu le Crazy Barefoot Marathon à Rotterdam. Avec 12 personnes au départ et quelques accompagnateurs, l'ambiance était très amicale. Nous avons couru 42,73 km en 5h11' sur un beau parcours. Les routes et sentiers en sont très bien entretenus aux Pays-Bas.
La photo ci-joint vous donne un aperçu de l'ambiance.
J'étais le seul étranger présent.
Last Saterday we had the Crazy Barefoot Marathon in Rotterdam. With 12 persons at the start and some followers the ambience was very friendly. We runned 42,73 km in 5h11' on a nice route. Roads and paths are in a...