Winter Challenge 2017-2018 open for Southern Hemisphere By Hikerdana
For all those living south of the equator now is your time to enter the winter barefoot challenge.
8th Annual Winter Challenge
Everyone is welcome to participate, whether you run or walk at least 1/3 of a mile in one outing.
Challenge yourself and run/walk in the cold or even the snow.
Southern Hemisphere the challenge runs from April 1 2017 to Sept 31, 2017
Northern Hemisphere the challenge runs from Oct 1 2016 to March 31 2017
1. All runs/walks must be BAREFOOT
2. Temperature with windchill must be less than or equal to 50°F (10°C)
3. Any run/walk of 1/3 mile (0.5 km) or over can be counted
4. Add your total distance and runs in the appropriate temperature range on the following spreadsheet:...
April 29th, 2017 time for my favorite half marathon again! And for the 4th time I was also accompanied by my friend and fellow barefoot runner @Yvonne. I've done it a couple prior years just myself, and several times doing the 5k before I was a barefoot runner. I've been attending this one more than any other over the years. Always such a great party after! More on that one later...
This year the weather did not look good. It's always a mixed bag this time of year. Weather showed a good chance of rain, possible thunderstorms, wind, and warmish temps for this time of year (60's F). Not what I was hoping for at all! Thought the hourly showed a lesser chance around daybreak. Besides weather, I also wasn't in that great of shape myself... I didn't really carb load much other than eat and extra couple pieces of fruit the previous day and...