Feb
01
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by Barefoot TJ at 2:06 PM
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2017 IBRD™ TEE SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST IS ON!

WE NEED YOU!

The 7th Annual International Barefoot Running Day will be held on Sunday, May 7, 2017!

It's that time of year again! Time to start the 2017 IBRD Tee Shirt DESIGN phase of our 2017 IBRD Tee Shirt Contest!

The International Barefoot Running Day T-shirt design contest has begun! The contest idea was inspired by the threads with awesome barefoot sayings and some great foot print designs added to the Zazzle store shirts.

In order to get the word out about 2017 International Barefoot Running Day and give us some awesome shirt choices for this wonderful event, we are going to have a contest. If you've got design skills, then we'd like to see what you can come up with!...
Jan
25
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by Barefoot TJ at 2:59 PM
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Climate Change Activist's Barefoot Walk Across America Ends in Tragedy

I'm so sorry to share this...

Do you remember this posting?: https://www.thebarefootrunners.org/...-to-protest-climate-change.20032/#post-185696

Climate Change Activist's Barefoot Walk Across America Ends in Tragedy
New York Times
On Oct. 13, he published a video on his YouTube page as he set out on his journey with a barefoot run from Providence to Coventry.

Be sure to read the whole article to the end here:...
Jan
01
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by Barefoot TJ at 4:51 PM
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Medway Barefoots Runners Run Whitstable Parkrun
By Barefoot Ricardo

Some of our barefoots running group took a break from running and volunteer roles at our local parkrun which was cancelled due to the fireworks night (UK). So we thought we would run at Whitstable parkrun. As usual other runners looking at us like we are mad in particular with the temperature being just above zero degrees C. As usual once we had run the 5K course a lot of respect and inquisitive questions from other runners and a lot of 'well done's. I have been running barefoots for 6 years now however the guy in the middle (Andrew) is up to 11K barefoots and only started running barefoots late June this year and the guy on the left (Clayton) was only on his 7th barefoots running session. The interesting thing is Clayton has a very visible limp when running in trainers from an accident he had a few years ago but when running...
Dec
06
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My 1st BF Marathon!
Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore 2016

By Jaqa

I did it!! My first barefoot marathon!

After a very trying week of tapering that felt like an extended wait outside an examination hall, I was a bundle of nerves come Saturday. Just counting down the hours till I went to sleep for a very early wake up at 02h45. I struggled to sleep and woke up so many times.

Finally my alarms started ringing and I could get my routine going. Made a cup of bullet proof coffee and got on my pre-run warm ups. Got the coffee down, had a Cliff Bar, 1.5L of water and electrolytes, packed my bum bag with energy bars, cellphone and emergency cash. Luckily for me, the start was 3km from my condo, so I could just walk and slow jog there.

The excitement started building as I got nearer. Orchard Road was ablaze with Xmas decorations and more and more runners on the road heading towards the...