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Long distance running in huaraches

Posted by | Posted in Huaraches, Running Sandals, Tarahumara running | Posted on 10-07-2010

About once a week I get a call or an email from someone who asks, “Can you run in Invisible Shoes for long runs?”

I usually point out to them that the Tarahumara are known for running ultra-marathons in huaraches, so, Yes.

But some people respond, “Sure, but I’m not a Tarahumara Indian.”

True (but not necessarily relevant).

So, how bout a hometown boy who just ran in his Invisible Shoes huaraches… for SIXTY-EIGHT MILES!

Here’s a picture from Barefoot Jason Robillard after his run:

barefoot running shoes

Read the rest of the thread about his run at the Runners World Barefoot Running forum