Barefoot runner Blake Johnston runs 100km of NSW South Coast for physical challenge

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    Barefoot runner Blake Johnston runs 100km of NSW South Coast for physical challenge
    By ABC News AU


    It all started when surf coach Blake Johnston cut his heel while surfing in Indonesia.

    Wearing shoes was too painful, so he started recovering barefoot on the treadmill.

    "In winter I came back [to Australia] and said, 'I'm not going to stop, I'll give it a crack and toughen up' and I started running barefoot," he said.

    "I now probably run 90 per cent of the time barefoot and I try and train every day, running between 60 and 100 kilometres." To continue reading, please visit: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-10...oot-runner-tackles-gruelling-journey/12766490


    Barefoot runner Blake Johnston runs 100km of NSW South Coast for physical challenge
    ABC News
    A podiatrist says humans were born to run barefoot, but it needs to be approached carefully and slowly. Wearing shoes was too painful, so he started ...
     
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