Completing the Catskills All Trails Challenge By Posnerk
This blog post describes a project I completed which consists of walking, hiking, or running every mile of official trail in New York's Catskills Mountains. I am probably the only person to have completed this project barefoot. To be honest, it is mostly barefoot hiking, rather than running, but hopefully you will enjoy it:
Here is a report on reaching 9,000 cumulative miles of barefoot walking, hiking, and running, which comprise among other things 51 races of which 13 were marathons and ultramarathons. The blog post covers racing, barefoot hiking, and lessons learned:
Pat McMahon has been busy pounding the roads around his native Meelin ahead of taking on next Sunday’s Dublin Marathon barefoot in aid of Mothers First, the charity he founded which provides life-saving food and medicines to mothers living in a poverty stricken region of northern India. Cork's Pat McMahon set to take on the gruelling challenge of the Dublin Marathon By Independent
THE Meelin man who has devoted his life to transforming the lives of countless mothers and children in one of India most poverty-stricken regions is preparing to take on his most ‘marathon’ challenge to date.
Pat McMahon will be known to many through the various barefoot walks he has undertaken, including a trek up Ireland’s highest mountain Carrauntuohill, to highlight the issue of global hunger.
This coming Sunday Pat will attempt to run the Dublin City Marathon barefoot...