August 2010 Blog Posts (3)

haven't run in 28 years

Yeah, that's right. But thought about it every day. I had to quit at age 17 because of hip then knee problems. I jumped into cycling and love it, but still want to run. Every time I started again, I had to stop because of knee pain. The knee problems have even affected my cycling quite a bit. I've had several surgeries but my joints are still in good shape. I'm just out of line and have some really tight IT bands and will need another lateral release to realign my patella. I refuse to be… Continue

Added by John Walker on August 9, 2010 at 3:59pm — 3 Comments

Possible Metatarsal Stress Fracture???

During Wednesday's run, I felt a slight twinge climbing a small incline. However, considering it didn't last for more than a few seconds I didn't give it any further thought. A little more pain off and on during Thursday's easy run, so I laid off completely on Friday. Unfortunately, that doesn't appear to have been enough. Today was supposed to be a 20+ over slightly rolling terrain and by 6 miles my foot was not happy.


I've tried walking around a bit today with different…
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Added by Ron Morgan on August 7, 2010 at 10:59am — 1 Comment

Hi. I consider myself somewhat of a "seasoned" runner as I have been running for over ten years now. I'm not a great runner but enjoy doing races from 5K to half marathon (even did one full marathon)…

Hi. I consider myself somewhat of a "seasoned" runner as I have been running for over ten years now. I'm not a great runner but enjoy doing races from 5K to half marathon (even did one full marathon). Seemed as though I was frequently battling injuries. Last October, I developed a bad case of plantar fasciitis that I could not seem to shake. Read "Born to Run" and tossed my orthotics and other myriad of devices that were supposed to "cure" me. It was winter time, so I ran on a treadmill… Continue

Added by Joseph DePalma on August 2, 2010 at 11:58am — No Comments

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