Barefoot Runners Society
Running Across America Barefoot
By Leader & Times
Running on pavement with footwear can be challenging in and of itself, but take away the shoes, and the challenge becomes even bigger.
This summer, one man is daring to run across America’s roads, without shoes, to help raise money for a cause, or two, in the process.
“I’m raising awareness for the Bare Soul Project,” said Jake Brown, who stopped in Liberal last Thursday as part of his run. “It’s a private initiative promoting a global community and conscious lifestyle.”
Brown is also raising money for the Semper Fi Fund, a non-profit organization providing needed resources to wounded veterans and their families.
Brown said while many people take to America’s roads with similar messages, most of the time, the focus is on the runner themselves...
Barefoot Running Workshop 1: Myths, Sensations, Foot-strike (May 29, 2015)
By Emilie Reas, Chapter President, San Diego, California
Thanks to the awesome crew who attended my first Barefoot Running Workshop, lessons were learned and loads of barefoot fun was had! We dispelled myths, explored the pleasantness of soft pine needles and the not-so-pleasantness of hot, rough pavement, and most importantly, left with happy, dirty feet.
As a recap for attendees or those interested in future workshops, below is an overview of the highlights from our first session. In this introductory meeting, we covered: 1) the facts and fiction of barefoot running, 2) the importance of sensory feedback and awareness, and 3) mechanics of the foot (don’t fret … we’re not...
INTERNATIONAL BAREFOOT RUNNING DAY UK EVENTS – 3rd MAY 2015
By Paul Beales
BAREFOOT BRIGHTON 5K, Mile & 100m RACES & TRAILBALL GOLF
Sorry for the long delay in getting this report out.
Despite a terrible weather forecast and a very drab and dreary day, it was great to see so many happy faces (and feet) in Hove Park, Brighton for this event.
Thanks to Tracy Barefoot Davenport, we had a lively mix of barefoot, minimalist and shod runners of all...
Starlight Run 5k
Starlight Run 5k costume race.
Ran with my son Lukas (10), we both did it barefoot and finished in 29 minutes.
Lukas has done a bunch of races with me before in shoes (VFF or NB Minimus) but this was his very first 5k barefoot.
We had a blast as always
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