Sep
18
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by Barefoot TJ at 4:55 PM
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Inspirational Paul walked 200 miles BAREFOOT to show anyone can battle their demons
By Gazette Live

When Paul Burgum’s bare feet throbbed and ached as he surveyed the 200 mile walk ahead of him, it was the “little wins” that kept him going.

Charity founder Paul walked the width of England with no shoes in a marathon 10 day trek but was kept going by the kindness of strangers - or something as small as the sun breaking through the clouds.

To continue reading, please visit: http://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/inspirational-paul-walked-200-miles-13627983...
Sep
09
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by Tristan at 10:00 AM
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1812 Challenge & Half Maraton
August 27, 2017

By Tristan


This race is a favorite of mine, and still the only one I've done in my home state of NY. It honors the War of 1812, and the race finishes on the battlefield in Sackets Harbor. The town was a key Navy shipyard and it's headquarters for the Great Lakes. This will be my third time at the event, but for the first time I only entered the half marathon. I hadn't kept up with my running like I should have through the summer, and went over a month with my longest runs of only 5 or 6 miles. In the 3-4 weeks prior to the race I did work back up to a couple 10 milers and just a few short sprint workouts too. I knew I'd be really hurting if I did the 18 miler (knowing myself I would still try to race it hard). Still I was feeling pretty good t, and very excited to see what I could do in the half marathon after having broke my personal best back in April by...​
Aug
20
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by Barefoot TJ at 2:05 PM
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Vermont man sets world record for barefoot running
WPTZ

An astonishing record was set on the University of Vermont's track Sunday. Runner Teage O'Connor finished 62 miles in just over 7 hours, breaking ... To continue reading, please visit: http://www.mynbc5.com/article/vermont-man-sets-world-record-for-barefoot-running/12031637

Aug
17
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by Barefoot TJ at 1:05 PM
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I'd like to introduce one of our newest members who is on a journey to run barefoot around the world... Everyone, please welcome Julia Chi Taylor!


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The Zen of barefoot running
By Julia Chi

I am a barefoot running nomad, journeying around the globe, the planet my home… I love to run.

I have been running all of my life, following the running road wherever it has led me… From the early days as a young teenager when I raced around a grass track in my bare feet, to running at top level, my first international race a 5k X country competition in Spain, to posting a marathon best time of 2.36.31 in the 1986 London marathon.

I have traveled the world all of my life, loving running wherever I am, in races, or just exploring the towns and countryside and beaches I pass through as I journey.

Both my running and working in the lives of others as their mentor, coach, and guide...