Dale and everybody
Welcome to the group. I'm happy to see so much activity here after
just over one month of existence. I think it took about a month to
get this much activity on the original Running Barefoot website back
Anyway, I've noticed that dogs and other animals feel weird when
forced to wear shoes, and you almost always have to force them,
because they aren't as influenced by the same type of flashy
advertisements that convince humans that we need to cover our natural
feet in order to do something so natural as running. Of course it
could be worse. We could be horses and have metal shoes nailed to our
Anyway, good to see people talking and sharing their experiences,
because you won't see any of this advertised on TV. OK, I did get
about 5 seconds on local TV at the Los Angeles Marathon in March.
Hardly measures up to the constant shoe comercials on TV.
--- In RunningBarefoot@y..., dale_timm@h... wrote:
I soon discovered that it
> was very painfull and weird to run or jog in my tennis shoes so I
> took them off and happily ran in barefoot.
> I guess I'm hooked.