How did you find the BRS?

Discussion in 'Barefoot & Minimalist Running' started by Barefoot TJ, May 12, 2014.

  1. canary island feet

    canary island feet Barefooters
    1. Spain - España

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    I met Rick Roeber when back in the USA and jumped into the Kansas City marathon in fall 2013 ... and I met this great guy bare footing the race. His winsome personality and a fun conversation led me to start thinking ... but the idea got shelved with the bustle of life. I pulled the idea off the shelf (the idea of moving to running just bare foot, instead of just occasionally) a few months ago. I think Ken Bob's site directed me to this great community.
     
  2. Barefoot TJ

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    Rick and Ken Bob are good peeps! :barefoot:
     
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  3. Noonie

    Noonie Barefooters

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    Google - I like to get "into new things" as others have mentioned, and found the site after searching for minimalist running forum...or something similar. While I haven't done any BF running for two years, and any minimalist running for a year, I still come here because the information is generally balanced, and helpful.
     
  4. narrowtoeboxisstupid

    narrowtoeboxisstupid Barefooters

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  5. Ronnie B

    Ronnie B Barefooters

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    Like everyone else - Google. I was looking for BF running videos after reading reading the book by Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee - came across some really good ones by Skye Mangram. I joined BFRS but never really visited the site. Came across it again about some time later and became active.
     
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  6. wanderingoutlaw

    wanderingoutlaw Barefooters
    1. South Carolina

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    When Barefoot Ken Bob was in Peachtree, GA, for his 2010 summer tour, Barefoot TJ told me (and everyone else) about BFRS. I joined shortly after but have been inconsistent in visiting the site.
     
  7. Barefoot TJ

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    Did you come all the way from South Carolina to Peachtree City, Georgia, to meet Ken Bob...and of course me? Hee. ;)
     
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    wanderingoutlaw Barefooters
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    I drove over to see Ken Bob. Of course, it was great to meet you, too, even though I didn't know who you were at the time. I stayed with a friend who I don't get to visit often enough; he lived in Alpharetta at the time.
     
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  9. gokuflip

    gokuflip Barefooters

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    I forget how I found y'all but I'm glad I did. Maybe through google?
     
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  10. Chaserwilliams

    Chaserwilliams Barefooters
    1. Texas - Dallas
    2. Texas - Austin

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    I signed up here in 2010, but the traffic was lacking, so I kept posting in the RW forums until I somehow got banned from posting there. Still not sure what that was all about.

    Now I'm sort of like a drifter, or a case of herpes, I kind of come and go at random... Like when a cat pisses on a rug, the smell is really never gone. Every once in awhile that awful scent sneaks up on you like a ninja and infiltrates your olfactory scenes with a force to be reckoned with!
     
  11. Barefoot TJ

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    I wasn't sure if I should click like to that.
     
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  12. Alejandro 10

    Alejandro 10 Barefooters
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    Since I feel quite similar to Chaser, in the cat came back but randomly aspect, I was sure! :)
     
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  13. JZend

    JZend Barefooters
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    Google search "barefoot running in the rain".
     
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  14. Mike UK

    Mike UK Barefooters
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    In KenBob's book I think.
     
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    Most excellent! Welcome, Mike!
     
  16. Alexander MacGregor

    Alexander MacGregor Barefooters

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    I bought a pair of 'barefoot' running shoes kinda by accident - I usually run with normal stable running shoes. I felt the sensation of running closer to the road immediately and wanted to know more about the science and feedback from folks also doing it.
     
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  17. Barefoot TJ

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    How did trying out new footwear bring you to the BRS?
     
  18. Gordon

    Gordon Barefooters

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    When Ken-Bob killed off the dying Yahoo group, I came here on his rec ... it's pretty dead here, too. I miss the old days when BF was new and exciting.

    Gordon
     
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    DNEchris Barefooters
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    Do you know of any more active barefoot running sites?
     
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    None that matter. ;-)
     
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