Discussion

Minimalist footwear give us just enough protection to encourage us to run more stupidly!

Running in footwear is NOT Running “Barefoot”

I don’t mind people running in whatever kind of footwear they like, but it is deceptively misleading – to call running in minimalist shoes, “Barefoot” – it is, sadly, leading many people to serious injury. I suppose some of you … read more

Events

2015 Summer Tour - cancelled

2015 Summer Tour CANCELLED!

CANCELLED! Less than a handful of people expressed interest in attending or hosting events during the planning stages of our 2015 Summer Tour, so we have cancelled the tour for 2015 Future Tours We will consider doing a tour sometime … read more

Humor

Ken Bob's bloody shoes after an 18 mile run (1998 May 10)

Cruel Shoes (1977) Martin

-Steve Martin Penguin Putnam But these were not an ordinary pair of black and white pumps; both were left feet, one had a right angle turn with separate compartments that pointed the toes in impossible directions. The other shoe was … read more

Instructional Videos

Ken Bob's Regular Run 2014 May 31 Saturday

Ken Bob’s Broken Foot – update

Summary Three weeks ago today, I twisted my ankle while running fast down hill on a trail near home. My ankle was mostly fine, though I suffered a similar injury in 1990 while running/racing downstairs and turned my ankle at the … read more

Media

Matthew McConaughey is set to star in a movie adaption of Christopher McDougall's 2009 nonfiction bestseller, Born to Run

Matthew McConaughey Gears Up for ‘Born to Run’

“Get ready for heart rates to rise: Matthew McConaughey is set to star in a movie adaption of Christopher McDougall’s 2009 nonfiction bestseller, Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen. Matthew … read more

Preparation

Minimalist footwear give us just enough protection to encourage us to run more stupidly!

Running in footwear is NOT Running “Barefoot”

I don’t mind people running in whatever kind of footwear they like, but it is deceptively misleading – to call running in minimalist shoes, “Barefoot” – it is, sadly, leading many people to serious injury. I suppose some of you … read more

Support

How to Give Your Money to Ken Bob

How to Give Your Money to Ken Bob

How to Give Away Your Money Many (well, maybe one or two, at least) of you have been complaining that I don’t offer enough ways for you to thank me for helping you learn how to teach yourselves to run … read more