Archive for May 2011

The long road back has begun.

I have been waiting to write this since April 9th.  That was the day I needed to cut short an 11 mile training run and only ran 5 miles because I had hurt my back a few days prior.  Since that time I have made two trips to the ER, one not related to the... Read more »

Why Does My Foot Hurt?

This post is from our sponsor, NovaCare Rehabilitation! Today’s post is courtesy of Noreen Karadsheh from NovaCare… Here are some common running injuries treated in Physical Therapy… Achilles Tendonitis– Dull ache or pain when pushing off or rising onto your toes– Tenderness along Achilles Tendon– Stiffness in tendon that lessens as you warm up– Mild... Read more »

151 days away isn't very far...

Jayme and I meet every Monday to talk about what’s going on with the team and we started chatting about how close the marathon is getting. I asked Jayme to put her thoughts down on paper, and we’d get it out as a post! It’s getting nice out.  Maybe you’ve started moving your exercise routine... Read more »

Getting Started

Today’s post is by Coach Brendan Cournane, a Chicago-based running coach, having coached runners since 1996; helping thousands of runners compete endurance events from half marathons to ultra-marathons, utilizing both running and run/walking strategies.  He has completed a marathon in all fifty states (6 Boston finishes) and six continents, with a personal best 3:16 marathon. ... Read more »

Brave The Run

While some girls were searching for the perfect prom dress this past week, I was searching for the most comfortable outfit for my upcoming half marathon. On Saturday, May 7 – I will run 13.1 miles in the Indianapolis Mini Marathon. I will run  not only for myself, but on behalf of the American Heart... Read more »