Barefoot 5K takes Maryland
Running is hard enough. Running barefoot? Well, people took to the streets for a Barefoot 5K on Sunday. The race was done in partnership with the charity Soles4Souls and local charity Teens Run D.C.
Nielsen stayed in the grass when possible. He's been running for three years with minimalist footwear like Vibram FiveFingers and is still working up his technique to do long distance barefoot runs. Nielsen said he favors the Glover Archbold and Rock Creek tributaries for his style of running.