Barefoot Blog

Injured to Ultra Marathon in a year

January 27, 2014 by Mark Purdy

Injured to Ultra Marathon in a year

So, just to make this clear from the outset, this is not a transition story of someone who couldn’t run and magically turned into a record breaking long distance runner. It is merely a year long transition from not being able to run more than a few miles without feeling pain in my knees and shins to being able to run 35k+ feeling pretty good! Read more

  Beyond the Ultimate,  Ice Ultra,  Mark Purdy,  Ultra Marathon,  Trail Freak,  Breatho Trail,  Transition story,  Learn how to run barefoot

Ciarán Fitzpatrick takes VIVOBAREFOOT to Kenya

May 08, 2013 by Ciarán Fitzpatrick

Ciarán Fitzpatrick takes VIVOBAREFOOT to Kenya

The first thing to notice is the thin sole. Immediately, you feel close to the ground. The barefoot feeling can never be fully replicated in a shoe but if you need protection from the weather or the terrain, this is the alternative. The removable insole also allows you to choose just how barefoot you want it to feel. The 4mm sole achieves a nice balance of allowing you to feel the ground whilst at the same time protecting you from stones and thorns with its puncture resistant sole. The lack of heel to toe height difference will take some getting... Read more

  Barefoot In Kenya,  Barefoot Kenya,  Barefoot Shoe Review,  Ciarán Fitzpatrick,  Kenya Running,  Kenyan Running Shoe,  Neo,  Review,  Running In Kenya,  Vivobarefoot


March 21, 2013 by Kat Stawowy


On 28th July 2012, David & Katharine began an epic journey to run the length of South America, the equivalent of over 200 marathons in a year, through some of the most awe inspiring and biologically rich ecosystems on earth. They started from Cabo Froward, the most southerly tip of the continent and and are running towards the Caribbean Sea of Venezuela.They are fulfilling a dream expedition to run the length of the South America unsupported for the continent's wild places. The challenge for David & Katharine is to complete the route in a year, whilst pulling all their expedition... Read more

  Barefoot Running,  Breatho Trail,  Neo Trail,  Off Road

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