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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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My reactions exactly. Happy Birthday to my boy Andrew who turns 11 today.  There he is at 3 joining me at the finish of my first marathon.  I was about 50 yards from the finish line, spotted him in the crowd and wave and out he shoots to join me to the finish line. Such an awesome memory I will never forget. This is great! The Cove. Barefoot running and gravel paths!? Call it a nice massage on the feet. I never tried or thought about deadlifts when younger. Now at the ripe age of 46 I discovered how awesome they are.  With 3 weeks in I hit 190lbs for 5 reps on my last set. Thanks to my son for the recording.
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