Barefoot Running with Dogs

by Editor on July 17, 2012

Barefoot running and dogs are intertwined for me. My dogs have been a major excuse for lots of time walking and running. That means a lot of my running is done in dog parks or dog friendly places. Naturally, I meet many dogs in bare or minimally clad feet. I look for the best spots—good [...]


How to Run Barefoot in Cold Weather

by Editor on January 23, 2012

(Baby…) It’s cold outside. You see all of those slushy puddles and wonder if there is a way to keep your feet warm and dry without resorting to traditional shoes. Sure, you could use the treadmill, but you’d much rather enjoy the feel of natural terrain and the crisp air of winter waking up your face [...]


A (Minimalist) Resolution You Can Stick To

by Editor on January 18, 2012

I spent the beginning of January in Orlando and participated in the Walt Disney World Marathon. It was my second minimalist run at the 26.2 mile distance. As I walked through the Magic Kingdom in the days that followed the race, I was reminded of one of my favourite quotes from Lewis Carroll, taken from Alice [...]


Barefoot Running for Beginners

by Editor on November 30, 2011

Over the course of the past two years, the concept and practice of barefoot running has picked up tremendous recognition and acceptance. For runners and non-runners alike, the allure of lightening up and getting back to the simplicity of trotting barefooted like a child has real intrigue. Ironically, a return to this childlike means of [...]