www.runningpad.de fullsoul runningpads® – less shoe is not possible! For all who love barefoot as the most original form of movement, but want to avoid dirty soles, cuts and slanted looks! The runningpad is an ultra minimalist and elegant “barefoot shoe”, made from one piece of thin leather, without seams, rivets or glue. Through fine straps the leather sole nestles up against the foot like a second skin. runningpads and human motion The idea for the fullsoul runningpad came from the passionate long-distance, mountain and barefoot runner Dr. Martin Daumer, inspired by the evolutionary-biologically based hypothesis that man is “born to run” – as a high-temperature forefoot long-distance runner who, with his extraordinary stamina, has been able to assert himself in evolutionary hunting. Over many years he developed and tested various minimal shoe prototypes. A first milestone was the ISPO Award 2012 for the heel-free model freeheel runningpad®. He received the second ISPO Award in 2016 for the current minimal shoe fullsoul runningpad. Within the scope of his professional research activities, Martin Daumer investigates, among other things, possibilities to quantify human movement in everyday life with mobile sensor technology. Each custom-made fullsoul runningpad is unique, made to fit the individual foot shape. The minimal shoe is cut out of one piece of thin, resistant cowhide (100% vegetable tanned) with a computer-controlled cutting plotter and finished by hand. It weighs ultralight 70 g with shoe size 43 EU (9 1/2 US) and medium leather thickness. With its refined, elegant design, the fullsoul runningpad won the ISPO Award in the outdoor segment in 2016/17. RULES OF THIS CONTEST: 1.) You must post to this thread. 2.) This contest is for BRS members only. You must be a registered member in order to post to this thread. 3.) If you are a non-donating member of the BRS, you may post one time. Posting more than once will void your entry. If you have made a monetary donation to the BRS this year, then you may post once PLUS one time for each toe you have accumulated for the current calendar year. (You may post all toe-entries at once or you may spread your posts throughout the contest.) To increase your chances of winning, please consider making a donation by visiting the Donate Button on the home page. Thank you! 4.) We will use a random number generator to select the winner. 5.) This contest ends at Noon, EST, on Tuesday, August 17, 2021. 6.) All winners are asked to write a review of their prize and post their review in the Gear & Footwear Forum, the Product Review Forum, and your own personal website should you have one, within two to six weeks of receiving your prize. LET THE CONTEST BEGIN!