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Walking takes a long time…


So, last night I pulled out my bicycle.  I knew that running was a bad idea – the feeling of a nail being driven into my heel made it a bit of a no-brainer..  But I wasn’t going to let

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#janathon – Day 8 – Father & Son bonding.


So, this morning I woke up (always a great way to start the day!) and although my legs felt better they were still tired/sore.  I thought that was a darn good reason end my running streak and do some yoga

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The Plantar Fasciitis Trials – Part 1. Background


So, I’ve recently had several discussion regarding my experiences with Plantar Fasciitis both in comments on my blog, and with several people in person.  This made me realize it might be worth taking the time to really take a look

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Posted in Plantar Faciitis, running, running injury, running shoes, vibram five fingers

#janathon – Day 5 – The long run!


I used to hurry a lot, I used to worry a lot I used to stay out till the break of day Oh, that didn’t get it, It was high time I quit it I just couldn’t carry on that

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Posted in Hill Running, janathon, Plantar Faciitis, running, running shoes

Disaster strikes (no, not that)


Last night, a true disaster occured.  Before I go further into it, let me reassure you – I am not injured so its not THAT sort of disaster. I was running on my treadmill after deciding that five miles in

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Posted in Plantar Faciitis, running, running shoes, vibram five fingers

The pig has awoken and put on his Vibram Five Fingers again.


So, here we are past the hump day and on the down ward slide to the weekend.  (Yay Weekend!!!!!!!)  I am afraid that I have to admit something.   Despite the best of intentions,  I didn’t get back to running until Weds. 

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Posted in Kids, Plantar Faciitis, running, running shoes, vibram five fingers

An influential person, running on a treadmill


Last night I got four miles in on the treadmill.  I have been running at 6 mph, with a goal of limiting the pain to my feet.  This seems to be working pretty well, but as I train toward longer and

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Posted in running, running shoes, treadmill run, vibram five fingers

Fitness while traveling


It’s funny to me, that you often read about people who stop their work outs while traveling.  Now this DOES make sense to me if you are staying at cousin Vinny’s house.  I’m willing to bet some pretty good money that

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Running is fun.. The other options? Seem lacking….


This not running has been a severe downer for me.  As you can tell from the lack of recent posts – I have not been doing much in the exercise/work out department.   I can honestly say that I do not

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Running and Biking Oh My!


Couple of days to catch up on.. But since I haven’t posted about them it must not have happened right? I decided that it was finally time to face my fear, strap on my running shoes and head out the

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Once and Future Runner

2013 Was an amazing year, for me, So I am really looking forward to 2014!

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