Plantar Fasciitis

Over the past decade I have experienced every common running injury except for one Plantar Fasciitis. What is surprising about this is that PF is one of the most common injuries of all. Suspicion that something was wrong began about a month ago. Everytime I would run my heels would get sore later on. As […]

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Back After A Two-Week Break

Four weeks into an epic 40-week training plan and I am already taking time off. Not good. This isn’t my first rodeo so I had already anticipated that a 40-week plan would have a few interruptions due to aches and pains. However, I didn’t think it would be this soon and for this this long. […]

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Thanks Pre

After qualifying for the Boston Marathon last year. My plan was to do a minimal training plan, go to Boston, run a 4 hour marathon and buy a bunch of souvenirs to remember the occasion. Last week however, I was reminded of this inspiring quote… To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice […]

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Between Races

It can be a little strange after you complete a big race. For several months your life revolves around a training schedule then one day you cross the finish line and life instantly goes back to normal. The void left behind creates a few conflicting emotions. On one side, you are a bit of a […]

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The WhistleStop Marathon

After doing well earlier this year in the Minneapolis Marathon, I had a change of plans. Instead of attempting a 50 mile race in the fall, I decided to see if I could up my training and qualify for the 2017 Boston marathon instead. The thought process was that – after training for and completing […]

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