IBRD Local Events Listing

2017 International Barefoot Running Day™ (IBRD™)

Local Events Listing

Below please find a listing of local events participating in International Barefoot Running Day™ (IBRD™) on Sunday, May 7, 2017.

This is a "think global, act local" kind of event. The action occurs locally. If you have questions about a specific local event, please contact the local event organizer as listed below. Please RSVP to the local organizers.

Don't find an event in your area yet? Consider organizing one yourself at the IBRD Event Registration Page

Looking forward to seeing you on Sunday, May 7, 2017!

--The IBRD Team

Events are listed alphabetically by Country or U.S. State. Note: All times are for the local time zone in listed location.

BRS Chapter Name or Other Entity RSVP to, Contact Name, BRS Screen Name Contact Email Country or U.S. State City/Township Meeting Point Other Event Name & URL, if applicable Meeting Time Distance Other Information
BRS Australia/Adelaide Barefoot Runners Neil Donaldson, Neil_D ns_donaldson@internode.on.ne South Australia Adelaide Henley jetty, Henley Beach N/A 2:00 p.m. 5K An easy flat course on a concrete surface of the Esplanade. The run crosses the Torrens River then onto the West Beach holiday park then returning along the beach if the tide is out or back along the path if the tide is in. Coffee after at one of the Henley cafes.
BRS Belgium Hervé Huens, RV. rvhmail@icloud.com Belgium Louvain-la-Neuve Parking du bois de Lauzelle N250 Boulevard de Lauzelle (Situé au pied du rond point entrée quartier Lauzelle centre blocry), Louvain-la-Neuve N/A 14h30 According to your preference, distance and ground type will be adequately chosen Join this fun barefoot run; Contact Hervé for more info.
BRS California-Los Angeles Ken Bob Saxton, Barefoot Ken Bob kenbobsaxton@gmail.com California Huntington Beach The Old Same Place, 3500 Warner Avenue (nearly), near Warner, near Pacific Coast Highway, Tower 28 (there is no actual "tower"), behind the Warner-Pacific Bus Stop, meet by the northwest-most restroom at Bolsa Chica State Beach, Huntington Beach, CA 92649 Ken Bob's Regular and Irregular Run/Walk, https://www.thebarefootrunners.org/threads/may-06-2017-ken-bobs-regular-and-irregular-run-walk-huntington-beach-ca.18587/ 10:00 AM SATURDAY (May 6) Whatever distance the group or individuals want to run. No entry fees. Water fountains along the route every 1/4 mile or so.
BRS California-San Diego Emilie Reas, etreas emiliereas@gmail.com California San Diego Balboa Park, near the Founder's statue at the NW corner of Balboa & El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, California N/A 4:00 p.m. 5K The event is open to all, including runners and walkers of all abilities. A 5k fun-run (not a race) is planned, but runners can do longer or shorter if desired. The terrain is mostly smooth sidewalks and pavement - very easy on the soles! (This is a bit later than our usual IBRD run, but I'm driving in from out of town and had to delay it. Sorry for any inconvenience!)
BRS Florida-Tampa Warren Dickey barefoot.warren@gmail.com Florida Tampa 2905 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa, FL 33629 N/A 8:00 a.m. An easy three mile barefoot or minimalist run. 1.5 miles out and 1.5 miles back to the start. If you aren't up to that distance then do what you can and we'll meet back up after the run. Lovely Bayshore Blvd. We'll meet up across the street (bay side) from the building located at 2905 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa, FL 33629. A good place to park is the big parking lot just north of Bayshore Fit (2907 W Bay to Bay Blvd., Tampa, FL 33629); Coordinating instructions: - Following the run, if there are any other takers, we can grab some breakfast at the small diner called Pach's Place. I'd bring some sandals for that as I'm not sure how keen they are to have us in there barefoot.; - I'll be on site at 8AM and will wait 15 min to see if anyone else shows up. If not then I'll begin running at 8:15AM; - I'll be in a Barefoot Runner Society t-shirt with a red running visor.; - See attached picture for more location details (available soon).
France Normandie Nort Cotentin Benoît BAZIN, Gustaf bazin.benoit@gmail.com France Cherbourg Maupertus sur mer rendez vous à l'église à 14h15 N/A 14h15 5K Veuillez contacter Gustaf pour plus d'informations; Please contact Gustaf for more info.
BRS France Olivier olivier.brsfrance@laposte.net France Étampes Allée Jean-Pierre Ischard, rue de Chauffour N/A 10:00 a.m. Longueur de la voie verte : 5km (10km A/R) ; Distance à définir avec les participants. Sous réserve qu'il ne pleuve pas.
BRS Germany Martin Güngerich, Gueng, and Susann Hinz, SusHi guengerichm@hotmail.com Germany Marburg Leopold-Lucas-Straße 46b, DE-35037 Marburg, entrance of Georg-Gassmann-Stadium N/A 11:00 a.m. 7K http://barfusslaufen.org/
Hong Kong Barefoot Lo Sir Donaldwkh@gmail.com Hong Kong Tsuen Wan Tsuen Wan Ferry Pier (Chinese: 荃灣碼頭) N/A 8:00 a.m. 11K or less Contact Lo Sir for more info.
BRS Idaho Laura Blodgett, happysongbird laura@dailyimprovisations.com Idaho Nampa 4013 Ivy Drive N/A 10:00 a.m. 5K Please join me on the greenbelt in Nampa where it intersects with Locust Lane, on the south side of the street next to the parking lot. There is a little parking right next to it, but also room on the road just east of that. Or you could park at some other location to access the greenbelt and run to that meeting place! We will plan on running or walking the section of the greenbelt on that side of the street, then progressing across the street, to turn left on the section of the greenbelt that heads toward Wilson ponds. This is a smooth wide path that only has a couple of small inclines.
BRS India Ameet Sinha, Ameet ameetkarn@gmail.com India, Gujarat Ahmedabad H-304, Garden Residency-3, B/H Shyam Villa Bungalows N/A 6:00 a.m. 5km and 10km Anticipating number of runners to be 75; Ameet will be giving a small presentation on the benefits of barefoot running after the event. Also, each finisher will be given a Nike/Asics personalized "Tshirt"...the total amount will be shared among participants.
BRS Iowa Tyler Leech, Tyler J L tleech11@gmail.com Iowa Des Moines Gray's Lake (by the bridge near the entrance), 2800 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA 50321 N/A 12:00 p.m. Minimum 1K, can increase distance from there if desired. We will meet at a time that is most convenient for the group as a whole, so please email me to let me know. The time showing here is tentative/temporary until we have a more definitive meeting time.
Israel Elad Weinstein, Elad eladwe@gmail.com Israel Tel Aviv Tel Aviv Port N/A 6:00 p.m. 5K https://www.facebook.com/events/283182535468182/
BRS Italy Stefano Maria Di Figlia, Stefano Maria Di Figlia stefanomariadifiglia@hotmail.it Italy Lido di Camaiore (LU) lungomare viale Pistelli N/A 10:00 a.m. 3K-8K I opened a facebook page named Absolutely Free Barefoot Lido 2017. Have a look, if you please: https://www.facebook.com/events/246212909183030/
BRS Oregon Michael Nelson, Migangelo marispapi@hotmail.com Oregon Portland Meeting Point: Forest Park Aspen Trailhead Gate; in NW Portland not far from Thurman Street and Leaf Trail N/A 1:00 p.m. 5K It's not actually Aspen trail but further up the street at the dead end. I don't recall the name of the gate but I believe it's named on a map. Post here and I can have directions sent to you.; will have lunch.
BRS Portugal Sylvain Griot, Sly gouio_kuisto@hotmail.com Portugal Porto Parque da Cidade N/A 10:00 a.m. 1K No domingo dia 7 de maio, os membros da Barefoot Runners Society (thebarefootrunners.org) vão organizar no mundo inteiro pequenos eventos para divulgar a pratica da corrida descalça. Porque estamos profundamente convencidos dos numerosos beneficios desta modalidade, propomos um pequeno encontro no Porto. -- Objetivo : comunicar sobre a importancia dos exercicios descalços para corrigir e aperfeiçoar a sua tecnica de corrida, para no final, correr com menos lesoes, menos perdas de energia, mais prazer e de maneira mais relaxada, quer seja calçado ou descalço -- Publico convidado : todas as pessoas que querem melhorar a técnica, ou correr com menos lesoes, ou simplesmente perceber melhor o seu corpo, tambem, pessoas à procura de mais aventura, mais fun, mais sensaçoes, estilo de vida mais saudavel tambem pessoas que nunca correram e que querem começar diretamente com a informação correta -- Crianças mais que bemvindas ! muitas vezes são as crianças que têm menos preconceitos no que se refere ao pé descalço. A infancia é o momento certo para aprender a utilizar o seu corpo de maneira completa e natural. Give Your Youngsters Chance to go Barefoot !
Iron Brain World Diego Sacco geral@ironbrainworld.com Portugal Sintra-Lisbon Regimento Comandos - Serra da Carregueira-Belas-Sintra Iron Brain OCR, http://www.ironbrainworld.com/ocr/ 9:00 a.m. 12K http://www.ironbrainworld.com/ocr/
BRS Slovenia Marko Roblek, Rollback info@bositek.si Slovenia Kranj Kranj Slovenski Bosi Tek, www.bositek.si 9:00 a.m. 5K https://www.thebarefootrunners.org/threads/may-7-2017-2017-international-barefoot-running-day-slovenia-kranj-kranj-slovenia.20450/

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