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I stage a coup d’état and usurp the Utah chapter presidency of the Barefoot Runners Society

Back on May 27, 2010, I went for a 3 mile run on the Provo River Trail. It was just like the hundreds of runs I’d been on, before- but with one exception. Afterward, I walked across the street from … Continue reading

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The SLC Naked Foot 5K, or “Please, Pain- may I have some more?”

Yesterday, I was privileged to run a 9AM start time 5K!  That means I set my alarm for 7:30, not 6AM, which is not a fun time to wake up to on your day off.  Somebody was thinking of us 5K commuters. … Continue reading

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A walking review of the Vibram Bakila LS minimalist shoe

After putting down the book, “Born to Run“, by Christopher McDougall, I made myself a fresh cup of lemon-aid and started drinking. In the Cult of Barefoot Running, we believe that you should run totally shodless, or, if you prefer, … Continue reading

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President’s Day run on the Bonneville Shoreline Trail, starting at the Orem Trailhead

This morning, I just started driving.  Sometimes, when I don’t know where to run, I just jump in my truck and pick a direction.  I’ve already run my neighborhood into the ground.  I’m tired of it.  I explore, nowadays. So … Continue reading

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Long(ish) run on the BST with Patrick Phillips, courtesy of Orson Smith Trail in Draper

  This morning, Patrick and I met and drove over to the Orson Smith Trail in Draper, which will take you, after a little hike, up to the Bonneville Shoreline Trail. We opted to head north on the trail and … Continue reading

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The Perfect Runner

Some movie about running (a documentary) is coming out next month, that is supposed to talk a little bit about barefoot running.  This documentary is called, “The Perfect Runner” and looks interesting.  Watch the trailer here.  We’ll need to keep … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day run on the Horsetail Falls Trail

Yesterday, I got a late start to my run (I worked from home yesterday and ended up sort of making sure Lucy was ok while she napped while Wendy took the girls to school and ran some errands.) So I … Continue reading

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Easy, four-mile run (killed me)

Decided, this morning, to go for a 4 mile run and see how things went. I took last week off, because I felt that the top of my right foot was hurting from a barefoot run gone bad.Originally, when I … Continue reading

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Moving up the Provo River Trail, barefoot, with snow. Fun.

Today was not as fun as yesterday, running-wise. I probably should have taken a day off from yesterday’s run, because my shins were not completely ready. They were tired and a little sore. Almost positive tomorrow will be a bike … Continue reading

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My barefoot foot, at mile 5

If I took the time to map out my foot with captions and arrows, I’d point out that my toes are getting tougher, my forefoot is getting tougher and my heel is probably the most thick part of my feet … Continue reading

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