Barefoot Running and the Boston Marathon

The publication of convincing scientific research has elevated barefoot running from the athletic fringe to a full-on fitness revolution. Meet barefoot marathoner James Webber, get the science of barefoot running from celebrity evolutionary biologist Daniel Lieberman, and hear the perspectives of a podiatrist, a sneaker salesman, and more.










This segment has also aired on KUOW Seattle, KUT Austin, WILL Urbana IL, KRUA Anchorage and Public Radio Remix on KPBX Spokane WA, WREM Canton, NY and Satellite XM 123.

Produced with the help of Rob Rosenthal of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies through the AIR Mentorship Program.  






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