The Shakeout Podcast: Anna McNuff: 90 marathons across Britain in her bare feet

November 24th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Most runners couldn’t dream of traversing the length of Britain on foot in even the sturdiest running shoes. But Anna McNuff needed a bolder challenge: in June, she set out to run 100 marathons […]


Barefoot UK runner Anna McNuff has reached Leeds

August 15th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The pink-haired Anna McNuff, whose #BarefootBritain journey is designed to inspire young women to embrace challenge, has covered 1,000 kilometres


Olympians’ daughter running the length of Britain, barefoot

July 3rd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

“If it feels bonkers, that is definitely the right level of challenge”


Runners can wear minimalist shoes around the house to strengthen feet

December 16th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

Minimalist shoes for non-running are as effective as foot exercises to correct the possible effects of maximalist running shoes, according to a recent study


Would you wear a shoe without a heel?

November 21st, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

The heelless shoe is not a new concept, but FBR’s version may be unlike anything you’ve ever seen


Will the barefoot fad make a comeback with these weird sticker socks?

June 14th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

Wait, is barefoot running coming back?


The fix: Four key questions about feet

December 22nd, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Running Injuries, Training | 6 Comments »

As runners, we’re hard on our feet. We asked a foot doctor to answer four key questions about feet


The Canadian Death Race: What A Day For A Run

September 29th, 2013 by Bob Nicol | Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

It’s hard to describe the exhilaration of getting ready for an event like the Canadian Death Race. After running two legs of the relay in 2012, I knew I wanted to do it solo in 2013. It was […]


Vibram FiveFingers to add cushioning to 2 of its ‘barefoot’ running shoe models

August 6th, 2013 by Michal Kapral | Posted in Running Gear | 2 Comments »

In an interesting twist to the barefoot-style running shoe category, market leader Vibram FiveFingers is adding a cushioned midsole to two of its 2014 models.


Barefoot running: Can it help you?

July 14th, 2013 by Bob Nicol | Posted in Blogs | 3 Comments »

Would you want to run like the guys in this picture? Many runners do. But then they try to emulate their running style, and that in my opinion is a big mistake. Now don’t get me […]


The Canadian Death Race Training Camp 2013

July 6th, 2013 by Bob Nicol | Posted in Blogs | No Comments »

  Once again this year, I’m taking part in The North Face Canadian Death Race (CDR) in August, but this time I’ll be taking it a step further and competing solo. Last year I was part of […]


The Manitoba Marathon 2013 – Fargo Style

May 26th, 2013 by Bob Nicol | Posted in Blogs | No Comments »

I know what you are thinking, Fargo is not in Manitoba, nor is it in Canada. It is in fact a small city about 2 hours south of the border in North Dakota, but it definitely deserves to be a honorary Canadian city on Marathon weekend. As hundreds of Canadians flock south from Manitoba, NW Ontario and Saskatchewan annually to take part in this event.