Regional and National press coverage
List of articles, interviews and appearances in the media
Print Media – Newspapers/magazines/journals
John Woodward, Q & A – Sam Murphy, Runner’s World, October 2014 (Vol20, No.10). Download here
Bare your soles for a ‘dirty weekend’ in the Lake District – Sam Murphy, Runner’s World, August 2014.
Kirkby runner raises charity cash running 80 miles barefoot – Aimee Walsh, NW Evening Mail, 16 December 2012,
Stand Corrected (Murphy’s Lore) – Runner’s World, December 2011
Foot loose (Health page) – Hello magazine, 8 August 2011
Bare feet belong on the ground – Karl Steel, NW Evening Mail, 7 July 2010
John does run in bare feet – David Pickthall, NW Evening Mail, 8 June 2010. Download here
The world’s original trainers – Helena Pozniak, The Time (Body & Soul), 2 March 2010
Natural Born Runners – Helena Pozniak, Bodyfit. Download here
Running Barefoot – Bare your Sole – Sam Murphy, Observer Sunday 7 February 2010
Westmorland Gazette, 5 February 2010.
Bare your sole – Sam Murphy, Observer Sport Monthly, Feb 2010, No 119.
Kick off your shoes – Nik Cook, Ultra Fit vol 19, No.8, November 2009. Download now
Can barefoot running keep me injury-free? – Phil Mosley, Triathlon Plus, December 2009.
Trainers: Are they a waste of money? – Sam Murphy, Easy Living, September 2009
Pursuits: The things we long to do: Sam Murphy runs barefoot – Sam Murphy, Financial Times Weekend Magazine, June 7/8 2008.
Training Feet First – Sam Shephard, Sport (www.myfreesport) 15 February 2008, No.63.
Freedom Runner – Optima Magazine, 2 February 2008, No. 387.
Bare-foot runner pulls off new feat – Westmorland Gazette, 5 October 2007. Download here
John’s feet are his bare necessity – Susan Goodson, North West Evening Mail, 5 October 2006. Report of a Crossing the Line course.
Body and Sole – Tony Durrant, The Telegraph, 7 March 2006. Article about the Natural Running Course in May 2005 at Fawcett Mill Fields, Cumbria by a journalist who attended the course. Download here
John Woodward featured on the BBC – 15 November 2007
Radio 5 Live Midday News, 13/11/07
Radio Lancashire Breakfast Programme, 15/11/07
Radio Cumbria, 15/11/07
Radio Newcastle Breakfast Show, 15/11/07
18 August 2009, RRT43, Barefoot Running with John Woodward and Chris McDougall
Runners Round Table, www.runnersroundtablepodcast.blogspot.com/2009/08/rrt43-barefoot-running.html