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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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I ran so far away…for a Monday

This morning, I woke up, knowing that a run wasn’t going to happen easily.  I’ve felt this feeling many times in my running career (which spans over 10 years and boasts of many accomplishments- I have a perfect record of … Continue reading

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My 11 mile run on the The Bonneville Shoreline, or, “Deer and beer”

After sending my invitation to the masses, I woke up this morning and started driving south on I-15. I’ll admit it- I was nervous. This would be the longest run I’ve been on, since…well, I can’t remember. But it’s been … 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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2012: Year of the forefoot stride?

Well, I just had an interesting run.  I took my usual route and headed for the Provo River Trail.  The only thing that I changed in this run was my stride.  Since I started running, about ten years ago, I’ve … Continue reading

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My first run on the Bonneville Shoreline Trail

This has been the year of appreciating what I have around me, here in Utah.  I spent a good portion of my time in Utah, wishing that I’d been living in California.  And then a few years, ago, I discovered … Continue reading

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Born to run- Christopher McDougall

This is the book that propels fools to start running barefoot.  I am no different of a reader. “Born to Run” takes us to a remote area in Mexico, where a group of people, the Tarahumara, who are untouched by modern … Continue reading

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4 mile run while sick

So for a few years, I’ve found it discouraging that I get sick several times a year.  It really messes up my training.  I’ve always had a policy of resting on days that I’m sick, but unfortunately, I can be … Continue reading

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