Vibram, the company behind the barefoot-style shoes, just settled a multi-million dollar class-action lawsuit alleging the company misrepresented health research in its advertising.
The second part of the court settlement bars Vibram from making future claims about the health benefits of its shoes. Vibram
Only elite runners have a shot of winning, but all 36,000 entrants can dream, can't they? By this Walter Mitty standard, each entrant is more than five times more likely to win the Boston Marathon than to die running it.
In 2010, a French adventure racer named Nicolas Mermoud approached Karl Meltzer, the accomplished American ultrarunner, and