It’s been a long winter

Summer is here. Summer usually brings the first real racing of the year (for those of us not running spring marathons).  I had planned on running a handful of April, June, and July races. I say 'had' in past tense, as I have scrapped my planned racing calendar after the reality of months of inconsistent training overcame …

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Crack! Stress fracture stealth attack

Two weeks ago, after finishing a great workout, I was high-stepping across the dewy grass of the track infield to my car. It was 7 am, and I was feeling giddily triumphant about controlling the mental aspects of what was a hard workout. As I bounced through the grass, I felt a sudden sharp pain …

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