Archive for December 2011
Shoe smarts, from the man who doesn’t wear them
Last year, at our first Naked Tour event (Running: A Musical), I urged Barefoot Ted to perform a semi-magic trick by handcrafting a pair of Tarahumara huaraches while simultaneously condensing his entire quest for the perfect running shoe into 10 minutes. Ted, naturally, had ideas of his own, so his talk ventured into unexplored realms…Read More
The Melee in Taipei! Scott Jurek takes on his ultimate foe.
UPDATE: Peter Sarsgaard, who’s co-writing and directing the “Born to Run” movie, is in Taiwan with Scott. He wrote this excellent pre-race summary: http://talk.brooksrunning.com/2011/12/09/scott-jurek-attempting-to-break-world-record/ Tonight at 8pm EST, Scott Jurek faces his most pitiless opponent: The clock. Timed races are among the most fiendishly difficult, because figuring out the pacing is a challenge only the…Read More