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Tidal Basin 1500 and 3K
If you run at lunch in the DC area, this may just be up your alley. "Tidal Basin Runs" hosts a run every third Wednesday each month at Hains Point. The event is free and open to all. Come on out for this short distance run and see what you can do. The course is fast and flat and barefoot friendly.

East Potomac Golf Course

972 Ohio Drive SW · Washington, DC

What we're about

The Barefoot Runners of the DMV is a group of runners who have decided to forego the modern day running shoe and run in minimalist shoes like Nike Free, Terra Plana, Vibram Five Fingers, ... or ultimately, completely barefoot!

Barefoot running isn't for everyone but those who are able to adapt enjoy far less impact to the joints and a much more efficient run.

More and more people are exploring barefoot running thanks to recent pioneers like Christopher Mcdougall (Born to Run), Barefoot Ted, Barefoot Ken Bob Saxton, and Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee (runbare (

If you're a barefoot/minimalist runner or just curious about this new running craze, join the group and come run with us. We would be happy to have you.

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