Bear Mountain 50k Training – Week 2

Surprisingly enough, my second week of training went well! This week I felt focused and strong, as my pace is getting faster before my mileage really picks up. When I was training for the Marine Corps Marathon, I just ran what I felt. I didn't do speed any speed workouts like strides, fartleks, or tempo runs.... 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 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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