NY/Harlem - Born to Run Barefoot Run: Harlem to Brooklyn

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  1. Barefoot TJ

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    Date: Wed 08/11/10 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
    Link: BTR Barefoot Run: Harlem to Brooklyn
    BTR Barefoot Run: Harlem to Brooklyn, Aug. 11

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    Join Christopher McDougall, author of “Born to Run,” and John Durant, founder of Barefoot Runners NYC, in an epic barefoot run from Harlem to Brooklyn. Run barefoot, near-barefoot, or fully shod but barefoot curious. Rediscover the fun of running barefoot, and tap into the natural quickness and strength buried in your soles. We’ll party in the park before and after, and every step of the way. The full run is 8 miles, but feel free to join for any part of the run — see course map for meeting points.
    Chris will be giving a book talk at Word Bookstore, just near the finish, at 7:30pm. The cost is $25 (and includes the book), but there is no obligation for runners to attend.

    Click for ROUTE MAP

    Start: Marcus Garvey Park (NW corner at 124th and Mt. Morris Park)

    Time: Run begins at 4pm. Runners will begin gathering at 3pm.

    Route: Join us anywhere along the way. We’ll be entering Central Park at Malcom X and 110th. We’ll be running on East Drive all the way down through Central Park. We’ll be exiting Central Park at 60th St. and 5th Avenue. Then crossing the Queensboro Bridge to Brooklyn

    Finish: American Playground, near Word Bookstore at 126 Franklin Street, Brooklyn (Franklin and Milton)

    RSVP: To sign up for the run, please RSVP at Barefoot Runners NYC

    Media Inquiries: Please contact Christopher McDougall or John Durant
     
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    I will be there! This is exciting.
     

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