Monthly Archives: November 2011

Foot Turning, Shin Splints and changing the stride.

So, ever since my long run in my marathon-training attempt, I have suffered from some shin splint pain on the left shin after a run.  This week has been true to form, with the pain returning as my running has. 

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Pete Keyes Turkey Trot 8k Race Report!

The Sleeper Has Awakened!!! Ok, so now that I have my Dune quote out of my system, My apologies for being absent for so long, We have expanded our locations at Work – so things like running, blogging and sleep

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Perfect Running Weather!!! Whether my Running technology works or not!

This unseasonable weather – is AWESOME!!!!   Normally I am unable to run whenever we get “perfect running weather” – so I am enjoying it even more!  All those days this year where the sun was shining, are being made up

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Last nights run and ponderings on speed. Plus, the 100 up challenge!

It’s amazing to me, but my running seems much faster than it was. I have actually gone back and compared my times, and I am running consistently 1/2 a mile an hour faster than I was a month, 2 months or 3

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Posted in Other Exercise, running, vibram five fingers

Weekend Long Run.. Running for the love of it.

So Saturday was a bit warmer – in the 40’s – so I headed out on my “long run.”  I tried to keep my speed down to make sure I could actually do the 5 miles I had planned, but

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A Brisk Run, and the beginning of W.G. George’s 100-Up Exercise Regime!

  As I am still “Building back up” (yes I say this a lot.. I am reminding myself as well as you – my dear friends!), I decided 3 miles was a good distance for last night’s run.  I picked

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100-Up (or what lots of barefoot/minimalists are now talking about after Christopher McDougall’s NY Times Article)

So, this morning – I was unable to get myself out of bed to go and run.  I think knowing it is around 30-40 degrees in the morning and 60ish after work is not helping.  I see a pleasant evening

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A wonderful evening run, and a nice way to start the day.

I hadn’t run the entire time on vacation, despite bringing my running clothes and having access to a “fitness center.”  It wasn’t that the one treadmill in the “fitness center” wasn’t good enough – but that the walking I did

Posted in recovery, running, running injury, Technology, vibram five fingers
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2013 Was an amazing year, for me, So I am really looking forward to 2014!

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