Rick Roeber

Rick Roeber, also known as Barefoot Rick, is a well-known barefoot runner that uses his barefoot running ministry to help addicts, alcoholics, and the homeless.wikipedia
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Rick Roeber, also known as Barefoot Rick, is a well-known barefoot runner that uses his barefoot running ministry to help addicts, alcoholics, and the homeless.
One barefoot runner, Rick Roeber, has been running barefoot since 2003, and has run more than 50 marathons, 2 ultra-marathons of 40 miles, and over 17000 mi all barefoot.

Lee's Summit, Missouri

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Roeber, a Lee's Summit, Missouri resident, was born in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Lincoln, Nebraska

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Roeber, a Lee's Summit, Missouri resident, was born in Lincoln, Nebraska.

The Wall Street Journal

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Roeber has been interviewed about barefoot running in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Fox News, and The Associated Press.

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Roeber has been interviewed about barefoot running in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Fox News, and The Associated Press.

Associated Press

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Roeber has been interviewed about barefoot running in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Fox News, and The Associated Press.

Marathon

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Previously, Roeber ran 18 marathons and thousands of miles with shoes.

Boston Marathon

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He subsidized his "shod" running with barefoot running for the next six months, until April 2004 when he ran the Boston Marathon barefoot.

Daniel Lieberman

His notable mileage was recognized in 2007 by Harvard anthropologist Dr. Daniel Lieberman and his associate William Werbel.

Nature (journal)

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The combined study by Daniel Lieberman and William Werbel, et al., “Foot strike patterns and collision forces in habitually barefoot versus shod runners” was published in the January 2010 edition of Nature Magazine.

The Kansas City Star

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In 2007, Roeber went public regarding his testimony and "how the Lord set him free" in the Kansas City Star article, Barefoot in the Park.

Kansas City Rescue Mission

Two such examples are the Kansas City Rescue Mission and the Free Wheelchair Mission.

Free Wheelchair Mission

Two such examples are the Kansas City Rescue Mission and the Free Wheelchair Mission.