Oct
21
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Northborough woman inspires others with running
By Liz Nolan, Community Advocate

Northborough – Four years ago, Northborough resident Rebekah Tregger was still new to town and signed up for the annual Applefest 5K race to meet people and get involved with a community event. She has since participated in 25 races ranging from 5Ks to marathons, runs barefoot, started a runner’s group, and has started a chapter of Girls on the Run program. To continue reading, please visit: https://www.communityadvocate.com/2020/10/20/northborough-woman-inspires-others-with-running/

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Oct
16
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Xero Shoes is giving away a pair of YOUR CHOICE minimalist footwear to one lucky winner this month!

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Be sure to check out this great video of Steven explaining why the health of our feet is so important and how traditional shoes can destroy your foot health, then spread the word to all those you know:


Do your feet feel better at the end of the day than they did at the beginning?

If not, it's because your shoes aren't letting your feet do what's NATURAL.

Your feet are made to bend, flex, move and FEEL the world. One-quarter of the bones and joints in your ENTIRE body are in your feet and ankles; you have more nerve endings in your soles than anywhere but your finger tips and lips.

Comfort and performance come from using your feet naturally.

That's what Xero Shoes let you do....
Oct
15
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Barefoot runner Blake Johnston runs 100km of NSW South Coast for physical challenge
By ABC News AU

It all started when surf coach Blake Johnston cut his heel while surfing in Indonesia.

Wearing shoes was too painful, so he started recovering barefoot on the treadmill.

"In winter I came back [to Australia] and said, 'I'm not going to stop, I'll give it a crack and toughen up' and I started running barefoot," he said.

"I now probably run 90 per cent of the time barefoot and I try and train every day, running between 60 and 100 kilometres." To continue reading, please visit: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-10...oot-runner-tackles-gruelling-journey/12766490...
Oct
13
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Who needs shoes when you're running 393 miles in 38 days?
By Stoke-on-Trent Live

Stoke City fan Chris Devine has completed his 15th marathon in 38 days – after running large parts of the epic challenge without shoes.

The fundraiser initially tried to finish all 15 of his scheduled 26.2-mile runs inside September. But a combination of injury and an inability to take more time off work meant he had to extend the challenge by eight days. To continue reading, please visit: https://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/news/stoke-on-trent-news/who-needs-shoes-youre-running-4589337

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