Category Archive: BF Women in The News

Dec 20

Jan Hetherington in the News!

Barefoot runner Jan Hetherington, who I interviewed in the second episode of the Run Barefoot Girl podcast, is in the news! The San Francisco Chronicle profiled her and her running on December 18. Check it out! I’m always delighted when barefoot running gets a positive spin in the news, and this profile of Jan is …

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Dec 12

Caity’s Interview on NewsTalk 920

This week I was interviewed by Dave Congalton on the local San Luis Obispo, California NewsTalk Radio 920. It was great fun, and he thought I was a barefoot freak. He kept rolling his eyes and stepping away from the mic to laugh, but I absolutely adore this man. And I’m happy with the conversation. …

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Nov 24

Caity on The Labyrinth Podcast

Cesar Torres interviewed me recently for his podcast called The Labyrinth. I really love Cesar’s podcast, his guests and his interview style – and I hope you enjoy this peek into my life (barefoot running, podcasting, cohousing, Hypnobirthing and more)! The Labyrinth Podcast Episode #22 with Caity McCardell

Nov 17

Rae’s Run Completion Video

Caity McCardell and Rae Heim 11-14-2012

I was on location when Rae Heim arrived in Manhattan Beach on November 14, 2012 after completing her epic barefoot journey across the United States! You’ll see shots of Vanessa Rodriguez, Robert Shackelford, Ginger Shackelford, GI Joe, Ken Bob Saxton, Patrick Sweeney, and of course my son Colin!

Aug 25

Rae in Longmont, Colorado

We all continue to be astounded by Rae’s progress running barefoot across the United States – from Boston to Manhattan Beach. Join me in November when I run with Rae and Ken Bob Saxton (and you?) for Rae’s last few miles of her journey! Here is a great piece about Rae when she ran through …

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Jul 30

Rae’s Run Across America

I interviewed Rae in Episode #40, and I’m so completely excited for this amazing young woman and her journey! I want to be in Huntington Beach when she arrives from her run across the U.S.! Here’s a video of Rae with Ken Bob:

May 17

Vanessa To Run 50K Barefoot Ultra Trail Race

Vanessa Rodriguez plans to run this weekend’s Born To Run Ultra Race 50k in the barefoot division. Let’s cheer her on… if anyone can do this, Vanessa can! Check out her amazing video about the race, a contest entry that she will surely win!

Dec 09

Kate Kift on Canadian Running Magazine

I’m delighted to share that our friend Kate Kift (BarefootKatieK.blogspot.com) is now a contributor to Canadian Running Magazine. Congratulations, Kate! Her first article she’s shared is a great piece on who the heck we barefoot runners are: Barefoot Runners: Who Are They? Lovely! Thank you, Katie! Keep letting us know when you’re writing comes out!

Jul 12

I Just Hope She Didn’t Heel Strike

Appropriately named “Bunyan,” (get it?), a woman ran after robbers after they grabbed her jewelry. “Bunyan said she was shopping in Aiken Street when three men approached her. One of them pushed her into a corner and grabbed the necklace off her neck. “She said: ‘I removed my shoes and ran after him, determined to …

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