Tag Archive: barefoot running

Stepping Up to the Luna Bar

Stepping Up to the Luna Bar by Patrick Reed Yeah, I am waiting by my door once again, this time looking for the mahogany blur of the UPS guy — I, a charlatan… Continue reading

Top 10 Reasons ‘All-In’ Runners Must Read “Born To Run”

¬† A Review of Born To Run by Patrick Reed I am nearly finished with my second consecutive listening to Christopher McDougall’s masterful running “must read” Born To Run. And I am loving… Continue reading

How to Win at Running

The Runner: Part 4 — Winning at Running Welcome back to this series exploring in depth the stages of becoming for the distance runner.¬†Click here to begin at Part 1 of the series.… Continue reading

The Stage 2 Runner

The Watcher Part 2 in a series of 5 segments about the development of the distance runner by Patrick Reed Welcome back to this series exploring in depth the stages of becoming for… Continue reading

Running Through and Through

Day #65: Maybe I’ll just run right through my old shoes and eventually land on my bare feet… When I can see daylight, I’ll know I’m close. Holding my old Nike Air Pegasus’s… Continue reading

The 10 Winning Ways of Runners

Day #61: The 10 Winning Ways of Runners I thought I’d sketch up a top 10 list of things you can do, start or resolve to do today in order to become a… Continue reading

Day #54: Running Barefoot

I was all of 15 years old, and Mary Decker and Zola Budd had just had another one of their scrappy track-fights — all pre-cursors to the 1984 Olympic 3000m final debacle which… Continue reading

Day #51: Take Off Your Shoes.

Take off your shoes! This is hallowed ground where you stand. No place will be exactly like it is now on this blessed gift of a day for all eternity. Indeed, every day… Continue reading

Day #40: Baring Our Soles

So what’s the truth about barefoot vs. “shod” running? Should you join the many who are flocking towards minimalist options? What does the data really tell us? I came across the following podcast… Continue reading