Jan
24
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Auckland Marathon competitor to run barefoot in aid of KidsCan
By Stuff

BEFORE: As if running the 42 kilometres of the full ASB Auckland Marathon wasn’t enough of a daunting task, one runner is preparing to tackle it barefoot – all in the name of charity.

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/30...-competitor-to-run-barefoot-in-aid-of-kidscan

AFTER: Ben Sinnamon finished the ASB Marathon in just under six hours – an impressive time given he ran the race barefoot. Ben was running to raise money for KidsCan with a target of $2,500.

https://aucklandmarathon.co.nz/athl...-the-asb-auckland-marathons-30th-anniversary/
Jan
17
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'Barefoot runner' keeps Island Relay streak

By Saipan Tribune

Chang Wan Jang took part in his first Christmas Island Relay more than 30 years ago and was not about to stop come hell or highwater—or in this case COVID-19.

The 70-year-old was one of two official entries who forgot the “relay” part of the race and ran the 13.7 mile-long race solo.

The physical education teacher at Hopwood Middle School ran—again barefoot as his signature—with one of his friends and completed the route from the Pacific Islands Club Saipan in San Antonio to the Last Command Post in Marpi in 2:43:13.

To continue reading, please visit: https://www.saipantribune.com/index.php/barefoot-runner-keeps-island-relay-streak/...
Jan
13
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**Your Choice** Xero Shoes Giveaway Contest!
Expires Thursday, January 20, 2022, Noon EST


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Jan
11
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by Barefoot TJ at 1:59 PM
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I know how some of you feel about barefoot runners who raise funds for "shoes for the poor," but this is a little different, and well, this guys deserves recognition too.


Barefoot Racer Raises Awareness
Butler County Times-Gazette

Thomas “The Barefoot Wonder” Plush is how Mud-Gear Battle of the Lions (BOTL) Pro-Team identifies their newest team athlete. But Plush is so much more than that.

He identifies himself as a husband and father, first, a nurse, fireman, barefoot runner with the team and most recently he added the title of 2021 OCR Relay World Champion.

Obstacle course racing (OCR) is a sport where competitors, traveling on foot, must overcome various physical challenges in the form of obstacles. Races can vary from Ninja Warrior-type races, to track races or urban and cross country races. In cross country races, mud and trail runs are often combined and...