- 4 Jun 2011
read the full article here: Barefoot running gains traction - Off Duty, Sports, Hunting, Fishing - Air Force TimesRunning barefoot felt so natural, so free. It was just intoxicating,â€ he says. Even better, the shin splints were gone. â€œGradually, I worked my way from running barefoot on the beach to the pavement, asphalt and sidewalks. I run barefoot exclusively now.