Mystery: ID the Naked Runner ***Update***

This tattoo turned up in the Boston Globe video of the Naked Run right before the Boston Marathon. Anyone with a calf like that deserves a Naked Tour race tee. Please step up and claim your prize. ****Early this morning, this pops up in my inbox. Theresa, we were so busy chatting about whether your kids' footprints would wash off your shirt that … [Read more...]

Signed & Inscribed for Mother’s Day

Thanks to the make-it-happen folks at Boulder Books, we can now sign & ship personalized copies of Born to Run in time for Mother's Day. Just make sure to place your order no later than next Saturday, April 30. I'll be in the store at the crack of dawn on May 1 and I won't leave until every copy is prettied up and ready to go. Click here to prove … [Read more...]

Naked Asheville: April 29

I seem to get an energy from the forest when I run there. —Will Harlan: ultramarathon champ, trail philosopher, and all-around ace human being. I'm honored and delighted to report that Will Harlan will join Scott Jurek, Eric Orton, and I for the Naked Tour in Asheville, NC. Will is going to map our route for the Naked Run, then join us … [Read more...]

Naked Doc

...and maybe the fastest barefoot runner since Abebe Bikila. At age 44, Dr. Mark Cucuzzella is a physician, Air Force Lt. Colonel, and a 2:34 (!) marathoner. Years ago, Cucuzzella's surgeon told him that his feet were so malformed that he'd have to give up running for good. Instead, Cucuzzella trained himself to run naturally, with a gently … [Read more...]

Naked Runs, East and West

Versus... More than 150 runners turned out for each, but maybe that nippy New England wind made us huddle together more in Boston. Or else Barefoot Ken Bob's crazy Alpine challenge of a route left us more strung out. From Barefoot Burt's Naked LA run report: ...the tough technical mountain trail in Griffith Park is challenging me. Pat is gone at … [Read more...]