Gentle Running and Living

by Dr Patrick Salmon, PharmD, PhD

Member of the Barefoot Runners Society

Founding Member of the Tarahumara Spirit   

Be gentle

to yourself

and others!

“Life is hard enough to add extra suffering to it”. We propose here a way to build a stronger, healthier and happier self through gentle running. Then, this “ascetic hedonism” can be translated into several aspects of life, to humbly contribute to a better world.

Besides Gentle Running, you have Gentle Giving and Helping …

Check the links, they are in constant evolution

Gentle Helping and Giving

Click here.


Help the Tarahumara people preserve their lifestyle and the biodiversity of their agriculture. Click here.

Native Seeds

Click there and donate on behalf of Barefoot Pat (in the field named company)

The Tarahumara Children Hospital