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First Barefoot Run for 2011

After work around 5:15pm, I ran 4.8 miles barefoot, it was about 28 degrees.   It was completely dark but I am used to running in the dark barefoot.  Lots of snow on the ground still, but the roads were very dry, a few ice patches but nothing major.

I have to say this was a great run, my feet reacted very nicely to the cold. I really didn’t experience any numbness,15 or 20 more minutes out there I know I would start to go numb.  I feel very much more in-tune with my thresholds.  I am being really cautious this winter,  I don’t want a repeat of what happened last winter.

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