Finally!

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  1. Salva

    Salva Barefooters
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    Dear all,

    It was in my mind since I read Born to Run a couple of years ago. Finally, I did my first bfr last Thursday. Went for a run with shoes, and thought, "you know what? I don't need you anymore!" and ran the last 2.5K barefooted. Today I did 4K and I am loving it. Of course, I will be building up slowly. Any advice will be very welcome. I look forward to the new chapter in my life. It feels very good (you know what I mean)!

    See you around!

    Best wishes,
    Salva
    (Young spanish man in Düsseldorf, Germany)
     
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  2. bare_ftazn

    bare_ftazn Barefooters
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    Welcome, Salva! Join the fun!
     
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  3. Salva

    Salva Barefooters
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    Thanks!
     
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  4. Neil_D

    Neil_D Chapter Presidents
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    You can't go back now. Once your feet have tasted freedom they will control your brain an ask for more.
    Good luck and take it slowly. it will be 2 steps forward and 1 back for a while but persevere.

    Neil
     
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  5. KTR

    KTR Barefooters
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    Hey Salva! Welcome and congrats on taking this step.
    Take it easy and don't overdo. You'll probably start getting some pain in the following weeks as your feet toughen up and get used to the new technique, but they will be gone after a while.
    Cheers!
     
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  6. Salva

    Salva Barefooters
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    I'm so excited! And happy! You all know the feeling!
     
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  7. Barefoot TJ

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    Welcome! :barefoot: Feel free to join the Germany & Austria Chapters through the Chapters link above.
     
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  8. Salva

    Salva Barefooters
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    Thanks! But unfortunately I don't speak German...
     
  9. Barefoot TJ

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    I always run stuff through Google Translate. It's not perfect, but it does alright. Plus, some of the members speak both.
     
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  10. Salva

    Salva Barefooters
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    I'm sure I'm able to meet/speak to some of them. This has just started ☺️
     
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  11. ClintonVoris

    ClintonVoris Barefooters
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    Hello Salva!

    Welcome to the club!! Glad you decided to go bf. Enjoy the journey! :)
     
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  12. Phil Hart

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    We do indeed know the feeling. Welcome to the crew!
     
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  13. Tedlet

    Tedlet Barefooters
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    Greetings Salva.
    Good to have you on board -hope you're enjoying your progress so far..
     
  14. JosephTree

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    Hola Salva! Bienvenido, amigo descalso mio.
     

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