Barefoot Runner: Aim to 'spread awareness' By Otago Daily Times
For some people, running a marathon in bare feet sounds like a blistering exercise in futility, but Christian Griffin says ditching his shoes for the Dunedin Half Marathon will be worth every step.
The 22-year-old Australian University of Otago geography student said he was on a mission to raise awareness about mental health, and believed his unique approach to the marathon would grab people’s attention.
"It will raise some money, and more importantly, spread awareness and get people talking about mental health.
Seven Ways Running Helped Me Cope With My Brother’s Death If you’re a caretaker or grieving, then running may be the most important thing you continue to do. By BRS Member, N. L. Coto, PhD
My brother died on July 9, and the only run I missed while caretaking and grieving was on July 9 itself. Did I feel guilty going for my runs as my brother fought pancreatic cancer? Absolutely. I felt like a heartless, insensitive, and selfish bitch. Yet, something pushed me out the door.
Manny was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in June of 2022, but he kept it private. When I commented on his weight loss during a FaceTime call in September 2022, he told me that he had quit carbs. I believed him because he lived in LA and quitting carbs is what people in LA do. I...
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