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Interview with Greg Woods

Interview with Greg Woods
Greg Woods is a writer, CrossFitter, and runner based out of Durham, North Carolina. Below is an interview with Greg that talks about running off weight, his foray into "barefoot" running shoes, his ideal minimalist shoe, and a desire to move to a pl… more »

Interview with Leah Sakellarides

A photo of Leah mid-adventure trekking through the Andes mountains in Peru — wearing her FiveFingers Sprints.
A photo of Leah mid-adventure trekking through the Andes mountains in Peru — wearing her FiveFingers Sprints.
Leah Sakellarides is a runner, blogger (outside of BirthdayShoes), and photographer based out of Southern California. Below is an interview with Leah that talks about Why did you switch to minimalist shoes? I wasn’t sold on minimalist footwear… more »

Interview with Rob Youngren

Rob Youngren mountain unicycling the Slick Rock Trail in Moab, Utah
Rob Youngren mountain unicycling the Slick Rock Trail in Moab, Utah
Why did you switch to minimalist shoes? Strictly speaking I haven't switched over completely to what most people these days consider “minimalist” shoes. Six or seven years ago a minimalist shoe was any shoe that weighed less than 10oz and was lower pr… more »

10 Marathons. 10 Days. In 10 Toed Shoes.

10 Marathons. 10 Days. In 10 Toed Shoes.
In less than 24 hours, Robert Dallison is to run a marathon — one of ten marathons he'll be doing on ten consecutive days. And he's going to be doing it in Bikila FiveFingers*. The race is the Brathay 10 in 10 — here's a bit more about the… more »

Interview with Tim Kelley

Leftmost, Tim Kelley runs in pajamas and red NB Minimus Road Zeros for the Jingle Bell Run.  Top right Tim finishes the DC Triathlon in Sprint FiveFingers.  Bottom-right is Tim training running stairs with his daughter in tow.
Leftmost, Tim Kelley runs in pajamas and red NB Minimus Road Zeros for the Jingle Bell Run. Top right Tim finishes the DC Triathlon in Sprint FiveFingers. Bottom-right is Tim training running stairs with his daughter in tow.
Tim Kelley is a runner, dad, and blogger here on BirthdayShoes.com. He's based out of Virginia and is somewhat famous for having a photo of Obama and himself photoshopped into a spoof show of support for Ron Paul. Below is a brief interview with Tim t… more »

Interview with Robert Barr

Interview with Robert Barr
My path to minimalist shoes was a long one. For years, I wore the same type of dress loafer. You will see a picture of it below. They were almost always leather, heavy, black, and had a significant heel to toe… more »