dean krakel
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jakub Václavovič Jul 20, 2012. 5 Replies

hi all,i work for the denver post--as a sports photo editor--but i also contribute to the post's travel section blog, "free range," which is all things western (and beyond). my last post was about…Continue

plantar or heel spur

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Orton Mar 28, 2011. 3 Replies

i think i have a heel spur on my right heel.....i thought it was pf but a)  the pain doesn't go away, ever, and b) the pain doesn't go away, ever. i believe i had pf a couple of seasons ago and that…Continue

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How many years have you been running?
What is your goal race for the year?
run rabbit run fifty miler a year from now
What is your greatest running accomplishment?
ran eleven miles over georgia pass
What is your "ultimate dream" running goal?
to run that fifty mile run

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Restarting after sickness

Posted on July 8, 2011 at 7:25am 3 Comments

I have been training hard all winter and spring and the early part of the summer. In mid June I got a bronchial infection that totally knocked me down. I'm just now starting to blow a "700" on the meter the doctor gave me. When I was sick I was blowing about a 300. But now I'm wondering what I do. I have been training on the  12 week Trail Half Marathon program and was about halfway through. I'm not even sure how to figure out where to go back to. I'm not running strong at all and anything I do… Continue

plantar fasciitis-my solution

Posted on May 3, 2011 at 6:57pm 0 Comments

hi all. i started developing plantar in my right heel.....ohhh sometime during the winter. i can't remember now. it felt like i was walking/running with a marble under my heel. i didn't pay it much mind. i was running in five fingers on a lot of rocky trails, at least those that weren't snow covered. finally in march it blossomed into an injury that hurt like hell. but thing is, i didn't want to stop training. so i kept going. finally, arrrrghhhh, i had to turn back from a couple of runs…


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