May
06
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List of 7th annual IBRD events taking place TOMORROW around the world!

Quite impressive! If you are hosting an event, please be sure to take pictures and share them along with a short (or long) summary of your day here: https://www.thebarefootrunners.org/threads/2017-ibrd-reports.20521/#post-188319

Australia (South), Adelaide

Belgium, Louvain-la-Neuve

California, Los Angeles

California, San Diego...
Apr
25
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Guinness World Record title for most barefoot half marathons run on consecutive days
By Guinness World Records

For nearly five years, Sonny Molina hasn’t stopped running; entering as many marathons in the US and Philippines as he possibly can.

However, Sonny is not your average athlete. He doesn’t lift weights, does not follow intense regimens, and doesn’t even go to a gym to train for his competitions.

Every day, he gets up and runs 3-6 miles on gravel trails and concrete paths, completely barefoot. To continue reading, please visit: http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/news/2017/4/monday-motivation-sonny-molina-sole-runner-469431
Apr
20
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by Barefoot TJ at 11:23 AM
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No shoes, no problems for 59-year-old marathon runner
Malibu Surfside News
In 2007, marathon runner Alberto Perusset’s coach had a peculiar idea. He suggested that Perusset should try running barefoot.
Perusset was skeptical. Most marathons are held on city streets. What about rocks, broken glass and hot asphalt? These things, he learned, were minor distractions — not major roadblocks. Ten years and 98 barefoot marathons later, he’s never looked back. To continue reading, please visit: http://www.malibusurfsidenews.com/no-shoes-no-problems-59-year-old-marathon-runner

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Apr
17
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Nearly Naked Caveman Crushes Boston Marathon
By Runners World

John Raines, known as the Barefoot Caveman, bumps fists with Thomas J. Motherway after crossing the finish line of the 2017 Boston Marathon.

Donning a tan-colored loincloth, bone necklace, and nothing else, 50-year-old Glen Raines finished the 2017 Boston Marathon in 3:40:43. To continue reading, please visit: http://www.runnersworld.com/boston-marathon/nearly-naked-caveman-crushes-boston-marathon

Special Note: Glen is a long time member of the BRS and was active for quite some time here. Miss him.