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Running of the … feet?

Sitka resident Bill Giant ran Saturday’s Running of the Boots in his own version of Xtratufs, and won. His partner, Tess, painted his feet to look like the popular rubber boot. Giant has been a barefoot runner for a while, but only on pavement for the last month or so. (Photo by Ed Ronco/KCAW)

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Luis Urrea on the Sheldon Jackson Campus. (KCAW Photo/Greta Mart)
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