by Footsie at 4:42 AM
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Finisher T-shirt and medal from the Buntekuh Fun Run
Buntekuh 5.3km Fun Run
By Footsie

I was nervous leaving work late - would I make it in time for the race or not? I had all my stuff with me: not having to carry running shoes really makes packing for events much easier. Still, I was jittery and keept checking my watch every time the train got delayed.

My new Invisible Shoes were making the soles of my feet sweat, which I noticed was softening the plantar skin - not good. I took them off on the train and hoped the walk to the race would dry them out in time.

On arrival, the kid's 1.9km race was getting ready to start. I had 30 minutes to the gun. I got changed and warmed up.

Rough going underfoot
The ground was quite rough: the starting area was racetrack clay grit,...
by Barefoot TJ at 12:22 AM
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The Barefoot Running Coach Certification Alternative
By Jason Robillard

This topic has been raised again recently in the forums here, and prompted the creation of the new Coach Talk forum; be sure to check it out. Thank you, Jason, for allowing us to republish your article. ~TJ

The barefoot running coach certification issue has created quite the firestorm of opinions, which I love. More and more barefoot runners are weighing in on the issue. Christian’s recent post has been one of the best, and not only because he agreed with some of my issues. At the...
by Barefoot TJ at 1:46 AM
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Is Running Bad For Your Knees?
How Does The Body Spring Back Safely From Impacts?
By Dr. James Stoxen, DC

Running involves impacts.
They say impacts are bad for our joints.
Does that mean that running is bad for us?
They recommend walking instead.

by Barefoot TJ at 1:56 AM
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The Hermosa Sub 20 a prelude to the Hermosa 24 at the MB Boot Camp Pier to Pier Run
By Pat Sweeney, a.k.a., Bourbonfeet

Pier to Pier, I've done that before in fact I do it just about everyday, but I'd never seen how fast I could go.​
The online the info for the race was pretty vague. Start at the Hermosa pier and run back on the sand?​
Bet the fastest runner?​
(I think i meant to say beat but what do I know)​
$100 prize...​