Alan Soucy's physical therapist told him several years ago he could never run again unless it was across the street. But last night Soucy finished the Yankee Homecoming 5K Road Race with none of the recurring back pain that almost forced his retirement from the sport he's loved since high school. And he swears that running barefoot has everything to do with his renewed love of running. Story here.
*When I ran the 2011 Boilermaker 15km with no shoes, I was met with curious attention and also pity. Some people were actually afraid they'd step on my bare feet. Is that a legitimate danger?