The Facebook group that’s dedicated to spreading the gospel that no shoes is no crime
In 1992, Dave Kelman was 20 years old and working a food service job at a hotel in Las Vegas. He wore Doc Martens boots, then a slip-resistant staple among people working in kitchens. Wrapping up a shift one day, he spilled boiling water on his feet, and the scalding liquid got trapped in his shoes. The burns were bad enough to hospitalize him for 13 days. […]
The non-profit group Barefoot Is Legal is encouraging Americans to go out in public barefoot this weekend and take a photo for its ‘I Did It Barefoot’ challenge.
It all comes down to standing up for their freedom.
The protagonists in this tale are tens of thousands of people who’d like to go anywhere […]
A Growing Facebook Group Advocates For People Being Barefoot In Public. Here’s All You Need To Know About Them. “Barefoot Is Legal” is a growing community on social media hoping to destigmatize being barefoot everywhere. Its members have their facts and memes. And they’re ready to recruit. […]
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE February 23, 2019 Las Vegas, NV – Barefoot Is Legal has announced the 3rd Annual #IDidItBarefootChallenge. This challenge takes place Friday, March 22th though Sunday March 24th. The #IDidItBarefootChallenge empowers everyone to spend the day running errands barefoot during the weekend. This is completed by sharing this on a selfie or a video. […]
February 4, 2017 Las Vegas, NV – Barefoot Is Legal has announced the #IDidItBarefootChallenge. This challenge takes place Friday, March 24th though Sunday March 26th. The #IDidItBarefootChallenge empowers everyone to go into at least one business barefoot during this 3 day weekend. Give yourself bonus points for sharing this on a “selfie” or a video. […]
This Guy Is Walking Across America Barefoot to Protest Climate Change Mark Baumer has decided to do something about his most worrisome political cause, Climate Change, by walking barefoot across America to raise money for an environmental group he believes in. He’s been walking for over two months along roadsides and interstatesnote, and as seen […]
Boy, 10, disqualified from race for running barefoot After winning his opening heat in a track meet that included other barefoot sports, a 10 year old boy was retroactively disqualified from running the race final, because he had run his heat barefoot. The reason given was a rule not normally enforced, but which was being […]
‘It is what makes me happy’: Lethbridge pair lives the barefoot life […]
Getting closer to nature is said to be a cure to the stresses and strains of modern life. Hayley Gillard, an ecotherapist who runs the Wild Goose social enterprise, is quite literally stepping up her bid to help crammed city dwellers destress through the first barefoot walking club to be founded in Leeds and possibly […]
Prior to this month, running barefoot in a race with the International Triathlon Union (ITU) would have resulted in disqualification. However, that rule has now been removed. Thanks to education by barefooters and showing benefits of barefoot running, the ITU decided to remove the shoe requirement to include all runners. Official rules from the ITU […]
In central Florida, students, and a professor, are discovering the joy of going barefoot. One junior creative writing major says going barefoot makes him feel more connected to the earth around him. Professor of philosophy Mason Cash regularly went barefoot as a child in New Zealand and continues to do so in his work at […]