GIVEAWAY - Tarahumara "Chabochi" Sandals! October Giveaway Expires Wednesday, Oct 8, Noon EST

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  1. paulbeales

    paulbeales Barefooters
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    Chabochi.es would like to give away a pair of genuine Tarahumara "Chabochi" sandals!

    http://www.chabochi.es/en/index

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    The Tarahumara or Raramuri are one of the few Pre-Columbian Mexican Indians who have preserved their culture and way of looking at life. One of their more defining features is their passion for running and their extreme resistance.

    In the early 1990s, the Tarahumara began racing in the hardest U.S. ultramarathons. Wearing handcrafted sandals and blanket shorts, they surprised the ultra world by winning many of the races that they took part in.

    Following their amazing success, many European and American brands were launched to develop sandals inspired by the Tarahumaras', but none of these have been made ​​by Raramuri artisans.

    Chabochi.es are a group of minimalist runners who are passionate about Tarahumara culture, and have managed to bring you authentic huaraches made by Tarahumara craftsmen from around the Copper Canyon in Mexico.

    Chabochi.es pay these artisans a fair price for their products, and contribute to preserve the ancestral culture and way of life of these wonderful people.

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    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 to win, 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 Wednesday, October 8, 2014.​
    6. Upon receipt of the sandals, we ask that you run and/or walk in them for at least two weeks, preferably four weeks, and write a review to appear in the Gear & Footwear Forum, the Product Review Forum, and your own personal site, should you have one.​
    LET THE CONTEST BEGIN!
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  2. Hulahooper

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    Oooo.... I'm in.:)
     
  3. manxape

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  4. WillToClimb

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    I'm in. My lunas have gone from running wear to everyday at work wear. I need some new running sandals.
     
  5. paulbeales

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    I'm in too. I would love to try these
     
  6. Amit Baswal

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    Can I've a pair please!
     
  7. paulbeales

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    Ooh, ooh, I need my posts near Amit's, he's always winning stuff! :) Pinky toe in
     
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  8. jwind911

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    Heck yeah!! I'll take a pair!!
     
  9. bobblesop

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  11. Ahote

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    Yes please!!
     

  12. run_barefoot_az

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  13. TomM

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    Pick me!
     
  14. Streetmonte

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    I'm in, they look like great sandels
     
  15. OneBiteAtATime

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    Neat!
     
  16. OneBiteAtATime

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    Gotta share this!
     
  17. Noah

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    I'm in!
     
  18. Straif

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    Me like huaraches. I doth toss my hat into the ring.
     

  19. David Levinson

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    I'm in-would love to try these
     
  20. randicoot

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    Why not?
     

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