Dr. Daniel Lieberman on Colbert Report

Two of my favorite things in one place. Dr Daniel Lieberman is Harvard Professor of evolutionary biology at Harvard. Dr. Lieberman's studies on barefoot running is largely responsible for bringing barefoot running form into the modern running conversation. This interview with Stephen Colbert of the Colbert Report originally aired 5/16/2013.





Newton Hosts Casting Call for Natural Runners in the Bay Area

Dear friends,
Please helps spread this exciting news on your website, blog, Facebook page or Twitter feeds:
Newton Running is looking for experienced natural-form runners to appear in our new global brand campaign. You don't have to be a model - we're looking for real people and real athletes with good natural running form who share a love of Newton Running.

We'll be shooting the week of December 12th in the San Francisco Bay Area. Athletes will need to be available for one full day as we will be shooting throughout the area. If you are selected as a model, you will appear in our upcoming 2012 campaign, receive cash, free Newton Running merchandise and the bragging rights to call yourself a professional model.

To enter, fill out the form below and attach a photo. Be sure to include at least one full body shot. 

Entries MUST be received by Sunday, December 4th at midnight.

Christopher McDougall Kicks Off Naked Tour

Christopher McDougall author of national best seller Born To Run, and perhaps the most significant player in bringing the benefits of barefoot running to the forefront of the running community, is kicking off his Naked Tour today in Boise Idaho. The Naked Tour is intended to raise  off a nationwide tour to promote barefoot running. Though the Naked Tour coincides with the paper back release of Born to Run, there will be lots of Naked events including Naked Runs, Naked Cabaret, and Naked Demos with some of the biggest name in the barefoot running community, including of course, Christopher McDougall himself.

To find out more about the Naked Tour in your area simply follow the links below.

Merrell Trail Glove Release Sets Standard for Shoe Makers

With its February 1st 2011 release of its Merrell Trail Glove, Merrell has become the first major shoe brand to release a zero drop running shoe that looks like a running shoe. I applaud merrell for their bravery in actually following through with a true Zero-Drop barefoot running shoe, and I reward them by buying a pair today. I have been anticipating these shoe for months I am so excited they are finally here. Also check out the barefoot training section Merrell has added to their site. Barefoot Connection.

Read an in depth review of the Merrell Trail Glove from Jason Robillard Author of The Barefoot Running Book. Read the Full Review

Update: Our Merrel Trail Glove Review is now ready.