This marathoner just completed his 237th barefoot marathon

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    This marathoner just completed his 237th barefoot marathon
    By Canadian Running Magazine


    In the days of performance-enhancing footwear, 65-year-old runner Wu Jiase refuses to make the jump to wearing shoes, completing his 237th barefoot marathon at Sunday’s Xiamen Marathon in Xiamen, China.

    Jiase, known by his nickname “the barefoot fairy” because of his unique running style, completed the marathon in five hours and 16 minutes wearing his signature pink T-shirt, blue singlet and rolled-up sweatpants. He has a barefoot best of 3:06 from the Beijing International Marathon in 2007, when he was 50.

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    This marathoner just completed his 237th barefoot marathon - Canadian Running Magazine
    Canadian Running Magazine
    His first barefoot marathon was 20 years ago, in Xiamen, and he has since completed 236 marathons all over the country. Jiase doesn't only race ...
     
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