Tarahumara

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Independent filmmaker Tara Golden of Tara Golden Custom Videos is hoping to travel down to the Barracas de Cobre (Copper Canyon), home to the Tarahumara, to make a film about their culture and to find out why they run.  The filming of Why We Run:  An Independent Film about the Tarahumara will take place before, during, [...]

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LINCHPIN SERIES Barefoot Ted of Luna Sandals

by Editor on November 7, 2011

  Barefoot Running approached the legendary Barefoot Ted to talk about his inspiration, Luna Sandals and the concept of Korima. What transpired was an entertaining, engaging trip through one man’s passion and a story of all the ways he shares it with others.   BR:    When did Luna Sandals launch? BFT:    That’s an interesting story. [...]

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Review – Luna Sandals Equus

by Editor on July 20, 2011

Jordan Flowers conducted this review in June and July 2011. He is primarily a road runner who shoots for 30-40 miles per week, consisting of 4-7 per day during the week and a 12-18 mile long run on the weekends. Jordan does nearly all his running in a pair of Vibram Bikilas and has just [...]

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I’m a Barefoot Runner: Caleb Wilson

by Danielle on November 7, 2010

In the I’m a Barefoot Runner series, we will be highlighting everyday people who are running the natural way! Caleb Wilson has been a runner since he was in high school when he was on the track team. Off and on since then, the 27-year old Florida resident found himself running for the endorphin rush [...]

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The Running Traditions Of The Tarahumara

by Shaun on August 3, 2010

Once the proud Native American inhabitants of the region of northwestern Mexico, the Tarahumara people – also known as Rarámuri, meaning either “runners on foot” or “those who run fast” – resettled in an area known as the Sierra Madre Occidental, or the Sierra Tarahumara back in the sixteenth century.

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