Walking By Faith

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I have been dealing with hamstring problems for over three years now. Four separate injuries have led to ongoing pain and have shaped my race walking career in so many ways. The injuries seem to happen at the most inopportune

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An Injury Chapter

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This isn’t the most exciting chapter of any athlete’s journey, but it is usually a part of it. I’ve recently experienced a knee injury and I am in the process of rehabilitating it and getting back to normal training. I’ll

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Testimony Tuesday (Week 3) I Tore My Hamstring and I Saw My Spirit Animal

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Where I’ve Been

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from Mary Cain on Instagram Hey everybody! I want to open up a bit about where I’ve been. These past couple of years I have been caught in an injury cycle – caught in that constant push to get back

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Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Pain and Dysfunction in Runners

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by Emily Kraus, MD, PM&R Sports Medicine Physician, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University Low back and buttock pain is a common and frustrating ailment in runners, athletes, and even the general population. Identifying the exact pain generator is often

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Embracing the Struggle

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by Heather Kampf Not just any body can do what mine has done. Run a half mile in 2 minutes flat Run a full mile under 4:20 Won MN State High School Titles, Big Ten Titles, An NCAA Title, US

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One Year Post-Op

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by Amanda Rego from Giving the Glory A year ago I traveled to a foreign country and had my leg sliced open. A 5″ purple scar remains, serving as a reminder of just how far I had to go to

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The Stop Sign

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The short version: I am extremely sorry to say that I have to withdraw from the 2017 TCS NYC Marathon.   The long version: When your body starts slowing down, it’s a sign that it needs to stop. Moments after

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Waiting on a Breakthrough

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from Giving the Glory When most people talk about having a breakthrough it’s such a positive thing; a great achievement. But we must realize that the verge of a breakthrough can feel quite the opposite. Right before a big breakthrough,

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Running Into the Light

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from Giving the Glory There’s a light at the end of the tunnel. That’s how I started to feel about my running this month. For the first time in about six months I logged a couple of runs at a

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