Otherwise known as the tale of 8 seconds. I registered for Wine Country knowing that it might not be the best idea given my recent hamstring issues. But, it being the very first half marathon I ran, I really do love this race, hills… Continue Reading “Wine Country Half- Recap”
I stopped speed work a few weeks ago when I started feeling tightness in my hamstring. After some slower weeks, and more stretching, I figured I would give it a shot. The plan called for 6-8 400 repeats with a 200 m recovery jog… Continue Reading “Feeling the Need…To be Stupid”
While Saturday’s easy run had gone fairly well I was still nervous about my long run. How were my legs going to handle it? I knew the planned progression wasn’t going to happen but I was hoping to run long-ish and easy. An old… Continue Reading “Slow and Easy”
I’m currently riding the line between denial and hypochondria. I’ve been running for almost 5 years now, reading running magazines about the same amount of time, and running blogs for about 2. I have probably read a hundred or so posts about people feeling… Continue Reading “So This is Tight”
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