Category Archives: Minimalist running

My Leg Muscles are Beginning to Resemble Cast Members From the Jersey Shore

So, I’ve been running faster lately. I’ve been running with one of my friends a couple nights a week, and last week one of our runs turned rather competitive we weren’t quite racing, but we were definitely cruisin,’ averaging about … Continue reading

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Hey Hey Hey, It’s a Weekly Mileage Report

Monday: 3 miles Tuesday: 4 miles Wednesday: 2.5 miles (this did not feel good) Thursday: 7 miles. This was a super fast run. I didn’t time it, but I’m pretty sure I was hitting 7:30 and lower for most of … Continue reading

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Well, THAT’S a Stupid Place to Put a Rock

The streets in my neighborhood all slope down from the center of the road to either side. Basically, they look like wide, shallow upside down letter Vs. This is incredibly annoying to a runner who focuses on form and wears … Continue reading

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Thieves in the Dark

“But the day of the Lord will come like a thief. The heavens will disappear with a roar; the elements will be destroyed by fire, and the earth and everything in it will be laid bare.” 2 Peter 3:10 I … Continue reading

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Sometimes, Momentous Occasions are Interrupted by a Guy Who Looks Kind of Like Hulk Hogan: A Race Report on My First Post-Lupus 5k

I turned into the chute, pumping my arms and gasping. On either side of me, there was a cheering crowd spread along the metal dividers. The noise and energy was incredible. I’d paced myself well, and I was just running … Continue reading

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Weekly Report

This was my final week of school so training was kind of odd. Monday-Wednesday: I wrote 22 pages of essays. Thursday: 3 Miles Friday: 6 Miles Saturday: 6 Miles Sunday: 5 Miles Total: 20 Miles and 3 essays. I was … Continue reading

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Weekly Report

It was solid week. School was crazy, but I still managed to run five days. Monday: 4 miles Tuesday: Off Wednesday: 3 Miles Thursday: Off Friday: 2 Miles Saturday: 4 Miles Sunday: 6 Miles Total 19 Miles. I think I’m … Continue reading

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