A chance for those starting barefoot, or minimalist, running to try out their technique and get pointers from Dr Emily Splichal, a barefoot friendly podiatrist, who will be able to answer all your questions about changes to your feet as you begin your barefoot journey.
The session will last about an hour.
The session will last 45 minutes to an hour.
Barefoot Runners NYC is a group of runners who have left their thick-soled sneakers in the dust and started running with Vibram Five Fingers, other minimal sole shoes, or totally barefoot. Maybe you've read Born to Run, or maybe you've gotten injured running and are looking for a better solution -- whatever your reason, this is the place.
The body's natural stride is a healthier, more natural way to run, resulting in better running efficiency and fewer injuries. We follow a lot of Daniel Lieberman's work, whose research argues that humans are natural runners, and run best with a "toe-heel-toe" stride and a minimal sole.