Barefoot Runners Society
Forest Half Marathon Denmark
By Line Kolbe
This past Sunday I ran a half marathon in Denmark called Løberen Skovmarathon which is a race in the beautiful danish forest near Hillerød. You could choose between a 10K, a half marathon and a marathon. I did the half marathon last year together with Berit and this year I wanted to do the half marathon again, and together with Berit again. This is now something we will do every year. I nice tradition (hopefully we will be able to do the whole marathon once we get even better at running...). My goal was not to beat the time from last year, but to simply get through it without my knee starting to act...
New Zealand (Zeeland)
By Tim Soekkha & Mark Blonk
At the start I ran into Tim. After a short chat we went to the start area.
We took our place at times 3:30 and 4:00. Of course this was way too fast but as Tim said we might get a good going and wouldn't get stuck. Indeed, compared to last year, it was a far better start.
Together we ran a in smooth pace out of Burg Haamstede and into the woods. When I'm in Zeeland I train a lot in this area. After the woords we climbed to the beach. Here I felt my knee for the first time but it was not bothersome. Off the beach we ran into the first food/drink station....
TAH-DAH! The BRS is FIVE Years Old Today!
Happy Birthday to us! Happy Birthday to us! Haaaaapy Birthday Dear BRS! Happy Birthday to us!
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2014 Des Plaines River Trail Races 50 Mile
I blame it all on St John the Gambler and Zapmamak. They deftly combine "talented" with "highly trained professional" to compose compelling race reports that inspire me to do mildly abnormal things. If you're looking for a quality story, I urge you to seek out their blogs. Here, I will try to create a poor imitation for your scorning pleasure.
Over the last two and a quarter years, I have gone from "my shoes wore out, so now I just run around (metaphorically) barefoot" to (two months later) "I can't sleep from jetlag, so I'm going to run around (literally) barefoot in the middle of the night until I get tired" to (a few months later) "how about the marathon that runs in front of my...
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