Barefoot Rick's Year in Review - 2008


2008 Barefoot Mileage = 2641.57


Media Coverage in 2008


4th Annual Polar Barefoot Run - New Years Day 2008
Local News Coverage for Free Wheelchair Mission!

FOX 4 WDAF Kansas City

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KMBC ABC 9 TV Kansas City



Barefoot Rick's Soles For Souls Free Wheelchair Mission Interview - 3/25/08
- Olathe Marathon -

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St Louis Marathon - April 6, 2008

Tens Of Thousands Jam Downtown For Marathon

KSDK-5 Video with Barefoot Rick and the Free Wheelchair Mission!

Go! Endurance events run in ideal conditions


Heart of America Marathon - September 1, 2008

Heart And Feet of America
COLUMBIA MISSOURI - Monday marked the 49th annual Heart of America Marathon, one of the most challenging marathons in the nation.

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Omaha Marathon - September 28, 2008

 Published Monday September 8, 2008
Local Running: This man says no to fancy footwear


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Waddell & Reed Kansas City Marathon - October 18, 2008


Soles For Souls
Free Wheelchair Mission Interview - 10/13/08

News Spot #1 (40 Seconds)
News Spot #2 (42 Seconds)



Kansas City Marathon Interview - 10/18/08




Tulsa Route 66 Marathon - November 16, 2008


Barefoot racer puts his heart into marathon
by: JOHN D. FERGUSON World Sports Writer


Pre-race Interview

Shoeless Runner Puts Focus On Charity
By Jeffrey Smith, The News On 6

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Post-race Interview

Runner Does Rt. 66 Marathon Barefoot

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