Category Archives: Training

The story behind the boot

With 21 years of running under my belt, I’m no stranger to hurting myself while running. Foot issues, IT band issues, glute issues, hip issues, hamstring issues, skinned knees, etc. While some of these injuries have derailed training and/or races, I’ve been fortunate that they didn’t necessitate much, if any, Read On..

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*tap tap* Is this thing on?

I said in my last post that I was getting bored of recapping, and apparently I found it so boring that I haven’t posted in an entire year. A long hiatus makes it hard to start blogging again, because I get so caught up on needing to document where I’ve Read On..

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Post-race thoughts

Something I think really helped keep me calm was that I told myself the race was just “a long training run.” That might sound counterintuitive, but it helped me keep focused. At the start, it kept me from taking off too fast. In training, I try to run negative but Read On..

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