Road 100k/50k and other distance.
Course is a paved bike path with 80% adjacent dirt path.
Very barefoot-able 4.5/5 toes.
Out and back type 10k wash, rinse and REPEAT.
Well I ran a 50k barefoot.
This may be getting out of hand...or just a start.
I ran this last year but I chose the 20k as a fun run to build to my first barefoot marathon (and first marathon) at Orange County Marathon in May 2016. This is a great course for a Personal Best, which I did... of course. This was my second time reaching a 50k distance, my first being a month prior I ran the Avalon benefit 50k in January in Luna Sandals.
The Orange Curtain Ultra is a small local race that has the feel of...
Hi All! Just a quick race report on the Singapore Safari Zoo Run 2017!
(Disclaimer: Yes, it's a zoo! I know the arguments. I grew up on a farm in Africa. It's in Singapore so it's definitely not on too tight a budget.)
I grabbed an entry from a friend who could not make it, so was running under the way-cool name of "Orange Lion" He is Dutch! It was a spur of the moment thing as I really could not bother with a 10K race paying ridiculous Singapore prices but is was a bit discounted and sounded fun.
The race is all inside the Singapore Zoo with 1 1/2 laps. The week leading up to it was meant to be a hard training week but I felt really Bleh! and only got one proper hard session in of an 8 x (3' max+3' rest) on the track on Thursday. Friday I had the worst recovery run ever. Had to stop more than 6 times and cut it in half. Feeling really...
Barefoot Is Legal Interview with BRS Member Tyler Leech
Check out BRS member Tyler Leech's interview with Barefoot Is Legal Talkshow starting around 68:00 minutes in. Learn about Tyler and the upcoming Barefoot Autism Challenge happening all month long in April. -TJ
The inaugural, international Barefoot Autism Challenge will take place from April 1, 2017, through April 30, 2017. We hope this will be a virtual, annual event where everyone is invited to take part, not just those affected by autism.
Human soles contain more sweat glands and sensory nerve endings per square centimeter in the foot than any other part of the body. Our feet constantly supply us with information about the surface we walk on, without our even being aware of it. They tell us whether the surface is hot or cold, rough or...