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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Black and White

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from Maria’s Instagram Sometimes it’s black and white. We have good days and we have bad days. Sometimes the results speak for themselves and the time is so stellar we know the work has been done and the battle against

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The First Step

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from Amy and Jesse You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. I ran 400s on the track this morning. By most accounts, it was a great start to the

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April Update: Temporarily Sidelined

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from Run Happy, Run Fierce To be honest, this blog is a reminder to myself. It is the rational side of my brain speaking rather than the crazy irrational side. It is a written reminder to myself that I am

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Hamstring Syndrome Surgery-A Runner’s 4-Year Struggle with Injury

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from Giving the Glory For the last four years I’ve struggled with chronic high-hamstring pain. After trying endless treatments with no avail, I finally came across a condition known as “hamstring syndrome;” a chronic form of high hamstring tendinopathy that occurs when scar

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Surrendering the Struggles

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from Giving the Glory This week marks one month post-op from my hamstring surgery. Although the last four weeks have brought many positive break-through’s in my recovery, I can’t help but admit that some days haven’t been so easy. As

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Stress Fractures and their Treatment

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This final installment of a 3 part series excerpted from The Runners Guide to Heatlthy Feet and Ankles focuses on specific stress fractures and their treatment. Part 1: The Diagnosis and Treatment of Stress Fractures in Runners Part 2: Stress Fractures

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Rewinding for the Clearer Snapshot

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from Margaret’s Blog Another year and another chance for reflection. It’s been quite a while since I’ve had such a juxtaposition of life circumstances from one year to the next. Just one year ago, I was living in a different

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Beyond the Brace: 2017 Safaricom Half-Marathon

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from Sarah Runs the City After spending six LONG weeks, 24/7 in a non-weight bearing brace, I am finally free! Today I got the green light to ditch the brace and transition to crutch-assisted walking. Now the hard part really

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What I Learned from a Year of Hardly Running

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from Giving the Glory “Mama always said, life was like a box of chocolates–you never know what you’re gonna get.” Running is a lot like life, it’s unpredictable. As much as we train and prepare, sometimes things just don’t go

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