7 years running barefoot.

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  1. Barefoot Gentile

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    Sept. 15th 2009 was when I took my first barefoot run around my neighborhood, it was a 1/2 mile. It was out of pure curiosity and I knew instantly that this was going to be the way I wanted to run. 7 years later I'm still at it. After that run I had two pairs of running sneakers, one was a 2 week old pair of Asic Kayano's worth $250, I put them in a bag and dropped them off a Goodwill bin on my way to work, someone got a nice treat. I wanted nothing to fall back on.

    My only resources at the time was a small group of liked minded individuals all on the quest to run barefoot at the barefoot running forum over at runnersworld.com and youtube.
     
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  2. Chris C

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    Great post. Someone did indeed get a nice treat with the Kayano's! Thanks for sharing.

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    Thanks Chris!
     
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    Love to see you're going strong. :barefoot:
     
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    Well done, I'm at year 6.
     
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    Way to go, BG! Mazel tov!

    My anniversary is May 10, 2010.

    Foremost in my mind as I think over all my wonderful runs and the lessons I've learned...don't let my conditioning go to hell over the winter as I've done to often. I will set up an indoor gravel spa with which to exercise my soles.
     
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