Leyton man runs barefoot marathon across Hackney Marshes for charity By Hackney Gazette
Yanni Papastavrou is running the marathon to raise money for Solace Women’s Aid, a charity which works to support women and children and prevent violence and abuse.
Yanni, who works as a physicist in the Ratiotherapy Department at North Middlesex Hospital in Edmonton, helping to treat cancer patients began running to work to avoid public transport during the coronavirus lockdown.
You'll recall, Anna completed a barefoot run the length of Great Britain. I'm sure she can accomplish this goal as well. Good luck, Anna!
Meet Anna McNuff: the woman who is running her way around the world By Eva zu Beck, Euro News
Self-professed mischief maker and adventurer Anna McNuff has inspired a generation of fitness lovers with her unique travelling style - running and cycling across countries around the world.
Last year, Anna ran the length of Britain completely barefoot. That’s 2,352 miles, equivalent to 90 marathons. In 2013, she cycled across every US state over seven months. As if that wasn’t enough, she ran the length of New Zealand two years later, and cycled the ridge of the Andes mountains in 2016.
For Anna, travel is “never stopping learning about the world, or being excited by how wonderful it is.” To continue reading, please visit:...
Three Peaks, Nine Days, No Shoes By Rebecca McPhee, Explorer Web
In a year when outdoor athletes, stranded by COVID-19, have broken many long-standing local records, Tony Riddle has completed the UK’s Three Peaks Challenge in the fastest time. Not only did he climb the three highest mountains in England, Scotland and Wales back-to-back — barefoot! — he also ran the distance between them in minimalist shoes. To continue reading, please visit: https://explorersweb.com/2020/10/22/three-peaks-nine-days-no-shoes/