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Media & Newspaper Articles

 


BR's FOX News Live Interview - 11/3/07
Helping Soles For Souls and the
Kansas City Rescue Mission!

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KCTV5 Soles For Souls Interview - 11/10/07

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Baring Their Soles:

Pain Doesn't Defeat Unshod Marathoners

By JOSEPH PEREIRA - December 27, 2006

 

 

Barefoot in the Park - March 25, 2007
Barefoot Rick Shed His Shoes in 2003; Since Then He Has Run 26 Marathons and More Than 8,000 Miles ...
More!

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 Watch Barefoot Rick's
KMBC ABC9 TV Interview
aired on 5/4/05!
6 p.m. Interview
10 p.m. Interview

 

 Watch Barefoot Rick's
Boston Marathon
WDAF FOX4 TV Interview
aired on 4/27/05!
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Listen to Barefoot Rick's ESPN Radio 97.3
Interview aired on 9/1/07

 

 

Watch Barefoot Rick's
Olathe Marathon Interview 
"Profiles & Previews"

aired May 2006!

     

2006 Chicago LaSalle Bank Marathon
- October 22, 2006
Reducing injuries, equipment cost
RICK ROEBER | it's not the shoes

- October 26, 2006
THEY FINISHED!

 

View Barefoot Rick's Stride Analysis!
Courtesy Stride Mechanics LLC

 


Watch Barefoot Rick's Heart of America Marathon
Interview Featuring the Soles For Souls Donation Drive


Watch Barefoot Rick's
Soles For Souls Interview
September 7, 2007

 

 

Chronological List of Media & Newspaper Articles


106th Boston Marathon - April 15, 2002
Lee's Summit Journal

108th Boston Marathon - April 19, 2004

Kansas City Star
Lee's Summit Journal

Heart of America Marathon - September 6, 2004
Columbia Missourian Newspaper Article - September 6
Columbia Missourian Newspaper Article - September 7

Mountain Home Marathon For Kenya - November 20, 2004
Baxter Bulletin - Pre-race
Baxter Bulletin - Post-race

Dallas White Rock Marathon - December 12, 2004

            Dallas Morning News


KXAS NBC 5 Interview

Ft. Worth Cowtown Marathon - February 26, 2005

Ft. Worth Star-Telgram Article
Slideshow - (Courtesy of Ft. Worth Star-Telgram)

Sedalia Half-marathon - March 26, 2005
Sedalia Democrat Article - Print Version with Pics
Online PDF Version
Online Article

Oceans of Mercy 5K - April 2, 2005
Shawnee Dispatch News Article - Online Version
Shawnee Dispatch News Article - PDF

Event Pic on KansasCity.Com
or
PDF

109th Boston Marathon - April 18, 2005
Lee's Summit Journal
Kansas City Star
 


WDAF FOX 4 Boston Marathon Interview - April 27, 2005
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KMBC ABC9 Interview - May 4, 2005
6 p.m. Interview
10 p.m. Interview

Lee's Summit Tribune Newspaper Article - August 10, 2005
Shoeless Rick is Lee's Summit's 'Barefoot Runner'

Press Magazine - November 29, 2005
Batteries Not Included: The rise of the cyber-athlete
by Erin Feher and Mike Wille , staff writers

Dallas Morning News - Ft. Worth Cowtown Marathon - February 26, 2006

Barefoot Runner Has Fun In The Rain
(Page 3 of 6 of the PDF File)

St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Spirit of St. Louis Marathon - April 9, 2006

Marathoner Hits His Stride in Bare Feet

Average Joe Sports Show - ESPN 1480 KLMS, Lincoln NE - May 5, 2006
Dick Beardsley, Barefoot Rick
Nancy Sutton & Barefoot Ken Bob

Olathe Marathon Interview - "Profiles & Previews" - May 10, 2006
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Weekly Examiner Interview - July 2, 2006
Barefoot Rick Sets New Weekly Barefoot Mileage Personal Best

Deseret Morning News Marathon Article - July 21, 2006
Shoes Not Needed In Marathon

Columbia Tribune Article - September 5, 2006
Marathoner bares his soles
Roeber runs HOA race sans shoes.

2006 Chicago LaSalle Bank Marathon
- October 22, 2006
Reducing injuries, equipment cost
RICK ROEBER | it's not the shoes

- October 26, 2006
THEY FINISHED!


Baring Their Soles: Pain Doesn't Defeat Unshod Marathoners

By JOSEPH PEREIRA - December 27, 2006


Baring Their Soles: Pain Doesn't Defeat Unshod Marathoners

By JOSEPH PEREIRA - December 27, 2006


So you ran a marathon. Now try doing it barefoot
(Baring Their Soles: Pain Doesn't Defeat Unshod Marathoners)

By JOSEPH PEREIRA - December 27, 2006


"These Days" San Diego Public Radio Program with Tom Fudge
"Advantages Seen to Running Barefoot" - Feb 07, 2007
With Barefoot" Ken Bob Saxton and Yoshi Yoshino
PLUS a Special Call-in Segment Featuring Barefoot Rick


Barefoot in the Park
Barefoot Rick Shed His Shoes in 2003; Since Then He Has Run 26 Marathons and More Than 8,000 Miles

Mid-America Running Association Master Pieces Magazine
Featuring Barefoot Rick - April/May 2007 Edition

Footloose and fit
Aishti Magazine April/May 2007



Estes Park Trail Gazette Newspaper
Barefoot runner feels the freedom of the road
Kansas City man will run Fall River Road - July 20, 2007

Finisher Pic at the Alpine Visitor Center - Estes Park Trail Gazette - July 25, 2007


"Weekend Warrior" Sports Show Featuring Barefoot Rick
ESPN 97.3 Kansas City - September 1, 2007


Columbia Missourian Article - September 3, 2007
Heart of America Marathon draws small but dedicated crowd
By KRISTINA SHERRY


Columbia Missourian Article - September 4, 2007
Rick Roeber runs another barefoot marathon
By KENNETH JAMISON


Watch Barefoot Rick's
Soles For Souls Interview
September 7, 2007


Watch Barefoot Rick's Heart of America Marathon
Interview Featuring the Soles For Souls Donation Drive


Barefoot Rick's Omaha Marathon Radio Interview - 9/22/07


WOWTV Interview of Barefoot Julian and Barefoot Rick

 


BR's FOX News Live Interview - 11/3/07
Helping Soles For Souls and the
Kansas City Rescue Mission!


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KCTV5 Soles For Souls Interview - 11/10/07

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Barefoot Rick's KXAS-5 2008 Soles For Souls Kick-off Interview for Free Wheelchair Mission

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Barefoot Rick's Dallas Morning News Article - December 10, 2007

 

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

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

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Click Here for the Interview Excerpt (1 min 10 secs)

 

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

BY JOHN MARTIN FEY
WORLD-HERALD STAFF WRITER

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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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5th Annual Polar Barefoot Run - New Years Day 2009

 



5th Annual Polar Barefoot Interview -
New Years Day 2009

 

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5th Annual Polar Barefoot Interview -
New Years Day 2009

 

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Associated Press Article - February 6, 2009

Sole survivor: Missouri marathoner shuns shoes

 

 

KMBC-9 Snow Run Interview - February 28, 2009

or
Here at KMBC-9 Website!
or
 View Video Here! (low resolution)

 

 

BR's 106.7 "The Fox" Interview (Detroit, Michigan) - March 4, 2009

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BR's 106.5 "The Wolf" Free Wheelchair Mission Interview - March 4, 2009

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BR's FOX News Free Wheelchair Mission Interview - March 6, 2009

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 View Video Here! (low resolution)

 

 

2009 Boston Marathon Media Highlights


National Public Radio's "Here & Now" Barefoot Boston Marathon Interview
Matt Fuxan and Rick Roeber talk about why they are running the Boston Marathon barefoot.

 


Barefoot Boston Marathon Runner Raises Money
$10,000 Fundraising Goal To Supply Wheelchairs For Disabled

 


Barefoot Rick to Run Boston Marathon

 

Barefoot Rick's Barefoot Boston Marathon Phone Interviews with KMBC Channel 9

Segment One and Segment Two

 

 


 


Just for Fun Pic!

 

 


The Running Shoe Debate: How Barefoot Runners are Shaping the Shoe Industry
Featuring Barefoot Rick Roeber

 

 

Heart of America Marathon Interview for The Free Wheelchair Mission - September 7, 2009


Man runs 26-mile marathon barefoot for charity
"Barefoot Rick" has run 45 marathons barefoot, no plans to stop

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Omaha Marathon - September 27, 2009


Marathon Runner Goes Barefoot
One of the competitors in this weekend's Omaha Marathon will be participating without shoes.

 


Barefoot Runner Takes On Omaha Marathon
Rick Roeber Has Finished 46 Marathons Without Shoes

 

Kansas City Marathon - October 17, 2009


Barefoot Rick talks about the KC Marathon and the Free Wheelchair Mission!

 


Έτρεξε ξυπόλητος 47 μαραθωνίους
Το τρέξιμο τον έσωσε από το αλκοόλ και τα ναρκωτικά

 


Radio Interview
Barefoot Rick Runs Dallas White Rock Marathon for Wheelchairs - 12/4/09

 

 

6th Annual Polar Barefoot Run - New Years Day 2010

 



6th Annual Polar Barefoot Interview -
New Years Day 2010

Live interview in Lee's Summit Missouri

 

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6th Annual Polar Barefoot Interview -
New Years Day 2010

Man takes annual barefoot run around Roe Park
(Text Weblink)

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(MP3 Audio File)

 

 

 

Pics HERE at "Community Faces"
by the Kansas City Star Newspaper

 

 

Waco Miracle Match Marathon - January 31, 2010

 

 


Marathoner to hit streets of Waco in his bare feet

 


Bare-foot runners rock with a ride on sole train
Ft. Worth Star-Telegram - February 15, 2010

 


Growing Trend Allows Barefoot Runners to Feel the Earth - (MP3)
by Brad Fischer

 

 

Kansas City Marathon - October 16, 2010


Marathon runner prepares to go barefoot

 

 

 

24 for 24 Hour Barefoot Run for the Homeless - October 29 & 30, 2010


Barefoot Runner Completes Epic Trek
Rick Roeber Runs 24 Hours For Homeless Charity

 


"Barefoot Rick" runs for KC Rescue Mission fundraiser tonight

 

 

November 3, 2010



Running Shorts. Singlet. Shoes?
By Katie Thomas

XPS (XML Paper Specification) Version

 

11-30 HINESight - Rick Roeber the barefoot runner
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"Breakin' the Norm" with Les Norman - January 3, 2012
Interview with "Barefoot Rick" Roeber

Radio Program Interview - Part I (15 min. 11 sec.)
Radio Program Interview - Part II (14 min. 44 sec.)
Radio Program Interview - Part III (11 min. 57)

 


Barefoot runner bares soul in new book

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Miscellaneous

Barefoot Rick's Stride Analysis
Courtesy of Stride Mechanics LLC

Run for the Summit 5K Ad "Footage" - June 2004

Barefoot Jerry Griffin Featured in the Columbus Dispatch - June 27, 2005

The Bare Mechanics of Running by Jim Gerard
(Courtesy of ACE FitnessMatters Magazine - September/October 2005)

 

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