Tag Archives: Running Injuries

5 Weeks In: Progress, and We Are Stronger Than We Think

Time for an update! We began our training for the NYC marathon 5 weeks ago yesterday. Since then I’ve experienced issues with both ankles and my piriformis muscle (right butt muscle) and Carl has experienced a hip problem that sidelined … Continue reading

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Yoga Runs

Coined by a friend of mine on a Facebook post – Yoga Runs – I wish I’d thought of it! I’ve been incorporating a regular weekly advanced yoga practice into my exercise routine, and as a cross-train to my running schedule. … Continue reading

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Two Weeks (Almost?) of Rest

I was going to say that yesterday marked two full weeks of rest after my rib injury. But then I remembered the NYE 5k badassery/stupidity. Oh yeah. So two FULL weeks isn’t until Tuesday, but I’ve been a really good … Continue reading

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That Time, When I Ran a 5k With a Cracked Rib

As it turns out……. OMG. WTF. SMH. LOL. Yup, left 4th rib = cracked. FRACTURED. This I find out on the day I received my NYC Marathon training tech shirt. Rather than freaking the F out, I’m thinking I’m pretty BADASS … Continue reading

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Eve Fest 5k, Columbia MO 12.31.13

A warm spell – nearly 40 degrees – and relatively sunny skies greeted us for this New Year’s Eve 5k. Held each NYE, at 4 p.m. outside Cycle Extreme in downtown CoMo, this 5k takes us through a part of … Continue reading

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A Fantastically Dramatic Fall

Getting hit by a car isn’t in the training plan. We’ve established that. Splatting onto the ground in a free-fall Superman pattern isn’t in the training plan, either, but I found a way to work it in. At least I … Continue reading

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