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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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Ran the Fairfield CT half marathon this morning. Came in with a time off 1:50:12.  This  was my 8th consecutive year running this race, and barefoot. My training was super light. Maybe 12-15 miles per week with no speed training, or fancy workouts, all runs were slow. I started lifting weights again, and noticed a big difference with running. The weight training is what pulled me through. The best snack/protein bar out there. Definitely no BS.
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