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Barefoot Running Step by Step (2011)

Always Remember…

  1. Running Barefoot should be comfortable (on almost any terrain)
  2. Running Barefoot should be easy
  3. Running Barefoot should be FUN!
If any of these are not true for you right now, then play with how you are running until it is more comfortable, easy, and joyful.

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Barefoot Running Step by Step (2011)

Barefoot Blisters

The worst blisters I've had running barefoot! 26.2 miles, Bayshore Marathon, in cold rain, 2003 May 24.

NOT the worst blisters I’ve had in shoes! 18 mile ‘fun run’, 1998 May 10. The blood on the tissue is from the [...] continue reading Barefoot Blisters

Bloody 911 Run (1998 May 10) Silverado Canyon, Orange CA

Ken Bob's bloody shoes after 18 miles (1998 May 10) Silverado Canyon, Orange CA - bloody napkin was from another runner who fell downhill on the gravel trails (possibly after tripping over a shoelace?)

Ken Bob's bloody shoes after 18 miles (1998 May 10) Silverado Canyon, Orange CA – bloody napkin was from another runner who fell [...] continue reading Bloody 911 Run (1998 May 10) Silverado Canyon, Orange CA

A Horror Story with Shoes (1987 May 3) Long Beach Marathon

Not the shoes from this marathon, but from a shorter, 18-mile run in 1998. The marathon and my shoes left me feet completely raw, except my soles which were fine!

Not the shoes from this marathon, but from a shorter, 18-mile run in 1998. The marathon and my shoes left me feet completely [...] continue reading A Horror Story with Shoes (1987 May 3) Long Beach Marathon