The Other Four Letter Word

Running injuries don't usually come on like a mack truck.  They usually start out small.  Quiet, like a whisper.  You may feel a twinge, a tingle, a dull ache or stiffness.  Sometimes they work themselves out or are resolved with some extra stretching or by implementing a solid warm up and cool down.  A pack …

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What To Do When Shit Hurts

"It's just a flesh wound". As a runner you are going to have things hurt.  It's a repetitive, high impact sport.  So shit might hurt from time to time. I, like many other runners have "run through" aches and pains and even injuries.  But as I get, ahem, older and wiser, I've come to appreciate a …

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Final Full Week of Training

My final, full week of training is done. The Plan I had to do some jiggering with my schedule  this week since I was not going to do a tempo run on Thanksgiving Day.  As everyone knows, that day is reserved for our Annual Turkey Trot.   I pushed that run to Friday morning and then …

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