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.

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.