Tag Archives: injury

Brooklyn Marathon: A learning experience (26.2 miles)

I had three primary goals in this weekends Brooklyn Marathon: 1) Finish 2) Have fun 3) Not get hurt I accomplished the first — jury’s still out on the other two. *** My alarm was set for 5:30 thus Sunday, … Continue reading

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Reluctant Tapering

Last Saturday, I cut my long run short, in part due to a weird twinge in my right ankle. I rested Sunday, then did my regular running commute to School Monday. This happened to coincide with my body deciding to … Continue reading

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Less is More: My Quest for a Minimal Shoe

Two weeks ago, I ordered a new pair of shoes – the Altra Instincts. They are (so they claim) the first zero-drop non-minimal shoe on the market, and are my first pair of reduced running shoes. I’m writing up a … Continue reading

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All Over Brooklyn (2.5/3.35/2.65 miles)

Our post office is located a convenient 1.25 miles away from our apartment.  The end of our street is literally the edge of our zip code, so we live as far as possible from our post office, and it’s not … Continue reading

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