India, Kenya & Cricket - I<br />1<br />India is the world cricket champion<br />Kenya was never in the picture<br />Till r...
India, Kenya & Cricket - II<br />2<br />Now Kenya plays ODI<br />
India, Kenya & Running - I<br />3<br />Kenyans<br />Are World Champions<br />In Running<br />
India, Kenya & Running - II<br />4<br />Shouldn’t Indians mount<br />a challenge there?<br />How?<br />
          Mumbai Marathon Winners<br />5<br />Problem is, Kenyans are much faster in a Full Marathon<br />
Opportunities lie in Half Marathons<br />6<br />Analyse Finish times of the winners in each of the half marathons<br />Whi...
Mission BAREFOOT<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation           www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />7<br />
Barefoot Runners of India Foundation           www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />8<br />Millions of non-degradable Running...
Is there a less injurious alternative?<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation           www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br...
$ 220<br />$ 110<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation           www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />10<br />Is there a ...
Go Barefoot!<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation           www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />“When my runners train ...
Lets not forget our origins…<br />Antelopes could sprintonly short distances<br />But hunters ran long distances, finally ...
Shod for half a century…<br />In 1964<br />Bowerman<br />Introduced Running Shoes<br />Since then no one looked back<br />...
Ball Strike Vs Heel Strike - Lieberman<br />Till Prof Lieberman of Harvard University eulogised barefoot running in 2009 <...
And McDougall wrote his best-seller<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation           www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />...
But the Barefoot story started long ago<br />Do you know who was the first BAREFOOT RUNNER in recorded history<br />Barefo...
His name was Pheidippedes<br />2500 years ago, he ran from Marathon to Athens…<br />…The father of all marathon races<br /...
Others followed later…<br />AbebeBikila<br />TeglaLoroupe<br />Barefoot Ken<br />Bruce Tulloh<br />Zola Budd<br />Barefoot...
Finally, Barefoot Ted galvanised the scene<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation           www.BarefootRunnersIndia.or...
Still, the Jury is out<br />“Born to Run" author McDougall concluded :<br />“Running shoes may be the most destructive for...
If test of the pudding is in eating..<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation           www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br ...
Setting A Guinness World Record<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation           www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />22<b...
The Record will now be broken<br />On 6TH Nov 2011, 1000 will run barefoot<br />With Barefoot Ted,<br />Brand Ambassador,<...
Rallying Point for Barefoot Community<br />Focus on these 1000+ runners <br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation        ...
The winners could be made to compete<br />In half marathons around the world<br />WINNER TIMES(Half marathons in 2010-11)<...
What will that achieve?<br />We could hit it BIG<br />Breaking News!!!<br />Barefoot   runners   win<br />Half   marathons...
A Boost to the Barefoot Movement<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation           www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />27<...
Come, join the run<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation           www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />28<br />Navi Mumb...
You can also Help<br />Sponsor Banners<br />Press Meets<br />Donate any amountin multiples of $ 50 / Rs. 500<br />You coul...
How can you sponsor / donate?<br />Visit<br />www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />info@BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />Barefoo...
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  1. 1. India, Kenya & Cricket - I<br />1<br />India is the world cricket champion<br />Kenya was never in the picture<br />Till recently<br />
  2. 2. India, Kenya & Cricket - II<br />2<br />Now Kenya plays ODI<br />
  3. 3. India, Kenya & Running - I<br />3<br />Kenyans<br />Are World Champions<br />In Running<br />
  4. 4. India, Kenya & Running - II<br />4<br />Shouldn’t Indians mount<br />a challenge there?<br />How?<br />
  5. 5. Mumbai Marathon Winners<br />5<br />Problem is, Kenyans are much faster in a Full Marathon<br />
  6. 6. Opportunities lie in Half Marathons<br />6<br />Analyse Finish times of the winners in each of the half marathons<br />While India was 1:04:45, the closest, Seattle was 1:04:55<br />Indians beat even Kenyans here<br />
  7. 7. Mission BAREFOOT<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Barefoot Runners of India Foundation www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />8<br />Millions of non-degradable Running shoes<br />Is there a Green alternative?<br />
  9. 9. Is there a less injurious alternative?<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />9<br />
  10. 10. $ 220<br />$ 110<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />10<br />Is there a cheaper alternative?<br />$ 330<br />$ 330<br />
  11. 11. Go Barefoot!<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />“When my runners train barefoot, they run faster and suffer fewer injuries.”<br />Vin Lananna,head-coach, Stanford University<br />11<br />
  12. 12. Lets not forget our origins…<br />Antelopes could sprintonly short distances<br />But hunters ran long distances, finally spearing the fatigued animals<br />Both never wore NIKEs<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />12<br />
  13. 13. Shod for half a century…<br />In 1964<br />Bowerman<br />Introduced Running Shoes<br />Since then no one looked back<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />13<br />
  14. 14. Ball Strike Vs Heel Strike - Lieberman<br />Till Prof Lieberman of Harvard University eulogised barefoot running in 2009 <br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />14<br />
  15. 15. And McDougall wrote his best-seller<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />15<br />
  16. 16. But the Barefoot story started long ago<br />Do you know who was the first BAREFOOT RUNNER in recorded history<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />16<br />
  17. 17. His name was Pheidippedes<br />2500 years ago, he ran from Marathon to Athens…<br />…The father of all marathon races<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />17<br />
  18. 18. Others followed later…<br />AbebeBikila<br />TeglaLoroupe<br />Barefoot Ken<br />Bruce Tulloh<br />Zola Budd<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />18<br />
  19. 19. Finally, Barefoot Ted galvanised the scene<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />19<br />2009<br />
  20. 20. Still, the Jury is out<br />“Born to Run" author McDougall concluded :<br />“Running shoes may be the most destructive force to ever hit the human foot."<br />But podiatric groups haven't taken a stand on barefoot running. <br />Because evidence is lacking.<br />There are no definitive conclusions.<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />20<br />
  21. 21. If test of the pudding is in eating..<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />21<br />Navi Mumbai, India, 12 Dec 2010:<br />306 runners ran a half marathon, all barefoot. Many ran barefoot first time<br />Not a single injury reported<br />
  22. 22. Setting A Guinness World Record<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />22<br />
  23. 23. The Record will now be broken<br />On 6TH Nov 2011, 1000 will run barefoot<br />With Barefoot Ted,<br />Brand Ambassador,<br />in lead<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />23<br />
  24. 24. Rallying Point for Barefoot Community<br />Focus on these 1000+ runners <br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />24<br />Running an AIMS certified half marathon course<br />With expected finish times between 1:04 to 1:05<br />
  25. 25. The winners could be made to compete<br />In half marathons around the world<br />WINNER TIMES(Half marathons in 2010-11)<br />Utah: 1:08:51 <br />Florida: 1:05:35<br />Seattle: 1:04:55<br />Mumbai: 1:04:45<br />To Run & Win<br />BAREFOOT<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />25<br />
  26. 26. What will that achieve?<br />We could hit it BIG<br />Breaking News!!!<br />Barefoot runners win<br />Half marathons<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />26<br />
  27. 27. A Boost to the Barefoot Movement<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />27<br />Barefoot victories could electrify the scene<br />Barefooting is now an individual passion<br />Mass Victories would take it mainstream<br />
  28. 28. Come, join the run<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />28<br />Navi Mumbai Barefoot Half Marathon,6th November, 2011<br />Give the barefoot movement a boost by joining <br />There’s also a 10K minimalist shoe run<br />A unique half marathon to run barefoot or in minimals<br />RUN !<br />APPLAUD !!<br />CHEER !!!<br />Create another Guinness World Record !!<br />
  29. 29. You can also Help<br />Sponsor Banners<br />Press Meets<br />Donate any amountin multiples of $ 50 / Rs. 500<br />You could be an individual / corporate / group<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />29<br />Title sponsorNavi Mumbai Barefoot Half Marathon - 2011<br />Co – sponsor:<br />Prize Money<br />T-Shirts<br />Energy Drinks<br />Your donations go to fund BAREFOOT PROMOTION<br />
  30. 30. How can you sponsor / donate?<br />Visit<br />www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />info@BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />Barefoot Runners of India Foundation www.BarefootRunnersIndia.org<br />30<br />Thank You<br />

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