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Grantham runner to run London Marathon barefoot in memory of his mother
By Grantham Journal

A runner from Grantham will be running the London Marathon barefoot in aid of Cancer Research.

Steven Smith will also be wearing a weighted vest whilst he runs the marathon in the capital city on Sunday October 2.​

Steven said: "The whole concept about the barefooted weighted vest marathon run was I lost my mother three years ago to cancer, so I’ve been on an adventure pilgrimage of late raising money for charity’s while doing crazy stunts.

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Your Choice Xero Shoes Giveaway Contest!
Expires Thursday, March 31, 2022, Noon EST

With Xero Shoes' "YOUR CHOICE" Giveaway Contests, now you can choose the minshoes you want! So many to choose from. Enjoy!

These are some of their NEW models for 2022! Check 'em out!


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Be sure to check out this great video of Steven explaining why the health of our feet is so important and how traditional shoes can destroy your foot health, then spread the word to all those you know:

Do your feet feel better at the end of the day than they did at the beginning?

If not, it's because your shoes aren't letting your...
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Vishak Krishnaswamy: Dombivali's barefoot runner
Free Press Journal

How did barefoot running start?

I have been undertaking endurance marathons for the past five years and wanted to do something new in life, so I searched for world records in the Guinness book and found that one person ran barefoot half marathons for most consecutive days. I got down to it and applied with the Harvard world records for this category and completed it in 21 days. As evidence, I submitted accounts of two witnesses and my GPS and Strava data. My experience on the first day of barefoot running – May 23, 2022, was amazing as I ran for two hours and 20 minutes without shoes at the KDMC ground in Dombivli. The rest of the days it wasn’t easy with stones and pebbles hurting my feet. When people asked me why I was running without shoes, I said it can help me stay grounded. It is a lost science, I feel. My dream is now to...
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Olympian Hari Chand who created 10000m national record barefoot in Montreal dies unsung
By Times of India

He ran barefoot with tape around his feet and yet he was a winner all the way and now he is no more. He is one of India’s greatest long-distance runners Hari Chand who passed away today at the age of 69 at Hoshiarpur, Punjab.

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Olympian Hari Chand who created 10000m national record barefoot in Montreal dies unsung
Times of India
... champion long-distance runner who created a...