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One year anniversary

September 15th, 2010  marks my one year anniversary running barefoot/minimal. I ran for many years shod, and looking for a new challenge I decided to give barefoot running a shot. I got hooked, and the rest is history.

Year Summary:
Sept 15, 2009 – first barefoot run 1/4 mile
November 25, 2009 – Ran my first barefoot race – 5 mile turkey trot
Ran barefoot into December – Bought KSO’s
February 7, 2010 – Ran a 20K road race in KSO’s – Temp 6 degrees.
April 2010 – matched my shod speed running barefoot
May 2, 2010 – Ran my first marathon ever in KSO’s
June 27, 2010 – Ran first barefoot half marathon
Sept. 6, 2010 – Ran 20k road race – Beat my shod time from previous year.
Sept 15, 2010 – 6 mile barefoot

Total mileage
Barefoot – 487
Vibram KSO’s – 514

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