Category Archives: Running Injuries

Fifth Avenue Mile

Fast forward five short weeks since the Pentathlon.  Nobody missed anything.  I took a week off because everyone says you should do that every now and then, I felt worse after the break than I did beforehand.  Then took it … Continue reading

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Limbering Up

Eleven visits to the therapist later and I am happy to report that all is well.  I won’t be auditioning for Cirque du Soleil or trying out for the Chinese gymnastics team, but in the last 3.5 weeks I have definitely … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I am back from a long visit with the Dalai Lama, where I have spent the last three months solving all of life’s great mysteries.  Quality or quantity?  Dry land or aqua training?  800m or 1500m?  Fruit Loops or Lucky … Continue reading

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Grasping For Some Karma

I am coming clean in my attempt to make some changes in my life that will hopefully change my mojo.  First confession – my Facebook picture was not really me, but rather somebody snagged off mullet.com.  After attending my 25th high … Continue reading

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Fifth Avenue Mile, Take 3…

Fifth Avenue Mile Eve – since this will be my third running I feel like a seasoned veteran.  I know I am definitely a veteran of running this race dinged up – hamstring in ’10, achilles in ’11, now hamstring … Continue reading

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Vol 2 – The Visit By Athena

Week #2 of catch up…post-Widener.  After the race, I spent the following day in the pool. An easy hour with a post-run massage.  I didn’t feel too bad for the day after a race, but I figured I might as … Continue reading

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Vol 1 – The 400m

When I wrote “One For The Road” 21 days ago, I didn’t intend to make it look like I was going away forever.  It kind of turned into that though.  I’ve been gone so long it took me 3 tries … Continue reading

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