Maine Huts & Trails

It's been a while since I've blogged, but to be fair it's been a while since I've run! My shin set me back in my goal to run 1,000 miles this year, but I'm finally back on track after spending some time focusing on strengthening. After a few weeks of not running, I decided the smartest... Continue Reading →

First Post-Injury Run

While Matt, Kristen, and Harry have been absolutely killing some long distance runs, I have been struggling to control my IT Band pain post-Marine Corps. The first week, I was on the struggle bus pretty much all week. My left outer knee pain was pretty crippling, and I was SURE I was losing a toenail... Continue Reading →

IT Band Recovery

My IT Band recovery has been going pretty well these past few weeks. I have been icing at least once a day, stretching throughout the day, and rolling at least once a day. I've also been doing hip and glute strengthening exercises I used to do when I was in PT for my IT Band... Continue Reading →

IT Band Issues

Ever since my Ragnar Relay, I've been dealing with some IT Band issues. While I understand this is a common injury, it absolutely scares the pants off me. I began running (very casually) right after I graduated high school. I was a pretty seasonal athlete - winters in Syracuse weren't super conducive to running, but did... Continue Reading →

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