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5 Year Anniversary.

5 years ago today in the early morning hours I took a 1/2 mile barefoot run out of pure curiosity.  I will never forget the comfort and the excitement I got from that half mile barefoot run.  When I got home I got my 3 day old $140 pair of Asic Kayano’s, and any older pair of running shoes I had, put them in a bag and threw them in a Goodwill bin. After 15+ years as shod runner, i was ready to start running over again, but barefoot.. I didn’t want any shoes to fall back on during my transition, I even skipped the whole minimal thing. Close to 5000 barefoot miles and still going strong:)

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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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