Barefoot runner hopes to make it big in Batang Pinoy

A 13-year-old student-athlete opts to run barefoot at the 2016 Batang Pinoy National Championships because she feels comfortable without her shoes

Barefoot Runner Princess Dian Peñaranda, 13
Barefoot Runner Princess Dian Peñaranda, 13, heads to the 2016 Batang Pinoy Philippine National Championships. Photo by Mars G. Alison/Rappler

Barefoot runner steals show in Batang Pinoy tiff

Barefoot runner Jocelyn Cayetano, 16
Jocelyn Cayetano, a 16-year-old barefoot runner from Iloilo City, bagged a gold medal in the 1,500meter run on Wednesday. | PSC photo