For all who love barefoot as the most original form of movement, but want to avoid dirty soles, cuts and slanted looks! The runningpad is an ultra minimalist and elegant "barefoot shoe", made from one piece of thin leather, without seams, rivets or glue. Through fine straps the leather sole nestles up against the foot like a second skin.
runningpads and human motion
The idea for the fullsoul runningpad came from the passionate long-distance, mountain and barefoot runner Dr. Martin Daumer, inspired by the evolutionary-biologically based hypothesis that man is "born to run" - as a high-temperature forefoot long-distance runner who, with his...
An Ecuadorian ran 100 kilometers barefoot in the
Formosa ultramarathon with a solidarity mission By Zyri
In the Olympic Games in Rome in 1960, the Ethiopian Abebe Bikila surprised the world by competing barefoot and winning the marathon. Although it was not something “never seen”, the truth is that it gave him exposure. Nowadays, running without shoes is rare, but every so often you see some intrepid one who practices it.
In the ultramarathon Formosan it was the case of Ecuadorian Edwin Ramon Ibarra García, a native of Pedernales and nicknamed “Ibarrita”, whose The goal is to break the record for running the most competitions barefoot.
On the waterfront of the city, and together with the realization of the Argentine Ultra Distance Championship, Ibarra García completed the 100 kilometers with a mark of 9 hours, 29 minutes and 10 seconds.
Barefoot Winner is Last Minute Entry! By GoBlueRidge.net
The Grandfather Mountain Highland Games athletic events last weekend saw a local man win the 880 dash after deciding to participate at the last minute.
Moses White of Deep Gap was attending the games with his brother and decided to sign up Saturday, on the spur of the moment, despite not having a pair of suitable running shoes with him. So he ran the race barefoot, and finished first in the race.
Christopher Iowane stormed down the last 50 metres at a frantic pace to win the 10 kilometres race in the Namosi Marathon yesterday.
It was when he crossed the finish line that spectators realised he was not wearing any running shoes. It came as a shock to many as the tracks and route at the Namosi Marathon mostly consist of gravel and especially sharp stones.