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sleep deprivation, blisters, ankles, knees and uggg…

Wow, this week past has been slack..yet I feel like I have worked hard… My ankle has given me so much grief that my running has been seriously reduced, and what running I have been doing has been at a much slower pace, to be gentle on my ankle. Then Tuesday I went down for … Continue reading

Real barefoot running on Trails

Real barefoot trail running. Yes. Amazed? Yep, so am I. How? Read on. So if you are at my blog you know I do barefoot running as my preferred running style. Mostly on road/pavement/concrete/beach/grass. I have even run a full road marathon totally barefoot. Then you will also know I love trail running. BUT for … Continue reading

Trials and tribulation on the trail

And so another week of running was brought to close.  No photos today, but a good read!! This week past was rather over the top for me..two huge assignments had to be re done due to corrupted files and memory stick – and they were my final ones too.   Two huge new contracts at … Continue reading

How do my feet hold up running barefoot?

One of the main reasons for this blog is to answer questions people raise when they see me run barefoot. To be honest, half the time it takes me a few hours to consider the question before I can answer it holistically.  I am a very pragmatic kind of individual, so when people ask me … Continue reading

Illness and Injury revelations.

Well there has not been much posting of late as I was down with pneumonia.  Long story short – very sick, very exhausted, but recovering.  And smiling! I have opted to mix my training runs with barefoot running and Vibram minimal shoe running.  I need to do this for a number of reasons:  My primary … Continue reading

Barefoot and injured – the million dollar debate!

Well we are 28 hours post marathon. How do I feel.   Drowsy & lazy.   Slight stiffness of the muscles.   Stairs are no problem.  Taken the dogs for good walk. Done the housework.  Okay – I know – how do my feet feel?  Absolutely fine, would not even realise I run barefoot, let … Continue reading

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6 Inch Trail Marathon

Trail marathon in the SouthDecember 21st, 2014
And here comes another one

Comrades Marathon

Up run Comrades Marathon in Durban South Africa 89kmMay 31st, 2015
The big day is here.