We are doing a study of impact loading over the course of the Boston Marathon this year. We are recruiting runners of all types, but are in need of barefoot and ‘true’ minimal footwear runners (no midsole, stack height, arch, etc).
Irene S. Davis, PhD, PT, FACSM, FAPTA, FASB
Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Harvard Medical School
Director, Spaulding National Running Center
1575 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA. 02138
Barefoot Running; So simple a caveman did it!
No Stopping: Boston Marathon
Ken Bob, Boston Marathon 2005
Unidentified Barefoot Runner, Boston Marathon 2005
Theresa Withee 2011 Boston Barefoot
Running Mechanics Study; Spaulding National Running Center
Story I was recently interviewed by Michael Sandler, my “arch nemesis” and author of the other book Barefoot Running and also the Creator of The Mindful Running Program. This was an awesome interview and we covered: How I went from … read more
James Stoxen’s video interview with Michael Herz Who Ran Barefoot In Over 28 Marathons! – watch video at: http://teamdoctorsblog.com/2014/05/interview-michael-herz-ran-barefoot-28-marathons Michael Herz has been training barefoot and running marathons for the past 8 years. He has ran barefoot in over 28 … read more
Summary Arrived just as the first elites were passing by, so didn’t set up the canopy. Instead, just me, a folding chair, a couple of cameras, and my big floppy straw hat. Turns out I also forgot to turn on … read more
Summary I’ll be setting up the BarefootRunning.com canopy at/or near mile-23 of the Los Angeles Marathon 2014 March Location 12200-12214 San Vicente Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90049 34.051564, -118.475768 Map View Los Angeles Marathon 2013 in a larger map Where … read more
Summary Arrived at the appointed location, got camera out and shot lead runner. Then set up the BarefootRunning.com canopy, table, water and snacks for runners. I would set up some music later with my solor powered smart phone and amplifier, … read more
The Barefoot Experiment … or, A Thing or Two about Form by Adam Dave, MD Summary Like so many others I happened upon barefoot running in the pages of the momentous Born to Run. It was in that book that I read … read more
Summary Two weeks after completing the Long Beach Marathon on 2013 September 13, Alberto Perusset completed his third triple marathon at Lake Tahoe on 2013 September 27-29. Statistics 78.6 miles 17 hours and 87 minutes time for 3 marathons. 3 marathons … read more