Internationl Barefoot Running Day 2013

April 26th, 2013 by Canadian Running | Posted in Blogs, Running Bare | No Comments »

Were you aware that International Barefoot Running Day was on May 5th, well if you didn’t now you do. So let’s get out of those shoes and run like a kid again, foot loose and fancy free.


Signs of a barefoot runner

September 12th, 2012 by Kate Kift | Posted in Blogs, Running Bare | 4 Comments »

How can you tell a barefoot runner at a race without glancing at their feet. These are the top 8 hints on how to identify us from the knees up.


Run kids, Run!

August 22nd, 2012 by Kate Kift | Posted in Blogs, Running Bare | 3 Comments »

If we want our children to grow up to be healthy adults then we should start teaching the art of running as soon as children start Elementary School.


Olympics, women and barefoot running.

August 9th, 2012 by Kate Kift | Posted in Blogs, Running Bare | No Comments »

Barefoot runners are able to connect any topic back to barefoot running. This is my attempt to link barefoot running to the Olympics and equality for women. It’s not as difficult as it may seem.


Barefoot running – Going from day to day

July 30th, 2012 by Kate Kift | Posted in Blogs, Running Bare | No Comments »

The biggest problem for Barefoot runners is ‘What to wear to the office?’. Many shoe manufacturers are making minimal ‘lifestyle’ shoes. This is a list of some of the new ‘lifestyle’ shoes available in Canada.


Barefoot Running: Keeping in step – the importance of cadence and stride length

July 17th, 2012 by Kate Kift | Posted in Blogs, Running Bare | 5 Comments »

This weekend I had an revelation. Cadence and stride length shouldn’t be constant but should alter due to your terrain. Why did it take me so long to figure this out?


Barefoot Running – Getting professional help

June 28th, 2012 by Kate Kift | Posted in Blogs, Running Bare | No Comments »

There is an increasing trend towards teaching running as a skill for non-elite athletes. This is especially popular in the sub-set of barefoot running, but what is it like to actually go to a coaching session.