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Women and Barefoot/Natural Running - Merrell Reaches Out

Women and Barefoot/Natural Running - Merrell Reaches Out
Emily is prominently featured as one of the runners in Merrell Barefoot's "Pretty Strong" campaign.
Merrell has recently launched an effort to reach and encourage women who are curious about the barefoot/bareform or barefoot-style/natural running movement. You can check out their micro-site here. Back in September of 2011 when Merrell had a bunch… more »

Edward Edmond's Minimalist Approach to Marathon Training utilizes Barefoot Running and Racing Flats

Edward Edmond's Minimalist Approach to Marathon Training utilizes Barefoot Running and Racing Flats
Edward on a training run through the German countryside wearing his Nike Air Zoom Streak XC 2 racing flats.
We first ran across Edward Edmonds a few weeks ago in a youtube video of him running barefoot and posted it in our Link Love section. Later we discovered on his blog that he training full time as a runner and has the ultimate goal to run a marathon under… more »

Interview with Patrick Sweeney, Winner of the Palos Verdes Marathon

Ultra Marathoner Patrick Sweeney
Patrick running in the Orange Curtain 50k wearing his Vibram Five Fingers KSOs
We recently interviewed Ultra Marathoner and barefoot runner, Patrick Sweeney, who, in what may be the fastest marathon ever run in Vibram Five Fingers, recorded an awesome time of 2:37:14 winning the Palos Verdes Marathon. He ran in Vibram Five Fingers… more »

An Interview with Irish Mountain Running Champion Moire O’Sullivan

Moire in Nepal
Moire on a work field trip to the Mid-West region of Nepal which was only reachable from Kathmandu after 1 plane ride, 14 hours of driving and 2 days of hiking. Though she hiked in traditional shoes, her vibram five fingers sprints were perfect for relieving the heaviness of walking shoes.
We recently interviewed Irish Mountain Running Champion Moire O’Sullivan. She loves running up and down mountains and writing about it all once she gets home. She started out mountain running in Ireland, where she became Ireland’s 2007 and 2008 Mountain… more »

An interview with TJ, President of The Barefoot Runners Society

Check out the bling!
Taken after the 2009 Omaha Marathon, from left to right are Benny, TJ, Barefoot Rick, and Aaron. Omaha was the first event in the US to have a Barefoot Runners Division.
An interview with TJ, the President of the newly Barefoot Runners Society about how she got into running barefoot, Morton's Neuroma, and where she expects to take the BRS! more »