As some of you may know, I'm doing the Principal 5K as part of the Des Moines IMT Marathon. Since it's going to be pretty cool the morning of the 5K, I'm going to put my insulated Vibram FiveFingers to good use since I don't want my toes to freeze.
Barefoot Dutchman's World Record Walk Arrives In Nambucca Valley By News Of The Area
T’s been a simple matter of putting one foot in front of the other.
It’s just that Dutchman Anton Nootenboom has been putting one bare foot in front of the next all the way from Cairns.
He left Cairns on foot in May, and in the next few days he will reach the Nambucca Valley, on his way to Sydney in a world record barefoot trek.
Anton has already beaten the world record for a barefoot walk when he passed through the Gold Coast but the full trip from Cairns to Sydney will set a record that will be very hard to beat for anyone brave enough to follow in his footsteps.
With feet worn down by concrete like sandpaper and bruised by stones, this epic journey is no race, rather a slow and steady effort that sees Anton walking with no set stops other than the final destination, his adopted hometown of Sydney, 2,600 km’s from...