Saturday, April 10, 2010

Top Ten Reasons to Run Barefoot

10. Your knees (and other joints) will love you

9. You get an all over tan

8. Every run becomes an experiment/adventure

7. You save hundreds of dollars a year by not having to buy shoes

6. You get to fight the power of the capitalist pig corporations, who have manufactured a demand for shoes with no science to back themselves up

5. You get to tell the doctor who said you'd never run again because of plantar fasciitus that he was wrong wrong wrong

4. You get to enjoy the uncomfortable reactions of shod runners as they look at you in shock, then pretend not to be looking, then look at you again, then pretend to ignore you

3. You get to splash through puddles

2. People think you're "hardcore"

1. You get to squish in mud