by Barefoot TJ at 5:02 PM
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Official Postponement Statement from the Barefoot Runners Society regarding 2020 International Barefoot Running Day and COVID-19

It is becoming increasingly apparent that the recommendation to cancel public gatherings is rising all around the world by many governing bodies, top companies, and health organizations such as the WHO (World Health Organization) and the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). We are no different. In fact, here are some eye-opening event cancellation lists:
We’re not on the downside of this...
by Barefoot TJ at 2:43 PM
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OPEN DISCUSSION: Please be respectful to one another. I know this is a hot and critical issue. Two months out will be our IBRD's 10th anniversary, and even though that might seem like enough time to wager what should/will be done, now's the time to act.

I am hearing the fears of others about getting people together for any activity during this very concerning time. I have my fears as well. Throughout life, we're so used to using our common sense to protect ourselves and one another when we become ill that it would seem natural to do so in any situation. BUT this is different. Yesterday, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) a pandemic. In many places throughout the world, not just sporting events, but schools, day cares, and businesses have been cancelled indefinitely, and employers are asking their employees to work from home if possible while nursing homes are on lock...
by Yvonne at 3:46 PM
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Brief report of my 2019 races
By Yvonne

Life got in the way and I didn't get around to posting here, so I decided to pop in and give a quick overall report of all my races in 2019. I completed a total of six throughout the year, and I did all of them barefoot [​IMG]

First up was Three Creeks 10K in March, a sunny winter morning (in the low 20s°F with the wind chill). I run in the cold regularly, but I think this was my first winter race. It was an out-and-back course on a multi-use trail, and I recall a lady calling out to me on my return "You are THIRD! Great job, keep going!" I thought surely she was mistaken. She was not...