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Long walks

2 weeks post surgery I had a follow up visit with the surgeon. I wanted to know when I would be able to run again. He wants me to wait 4 weeks. He suggested I could go for brisk walks … Continue reading

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Running and an inguinal hernia

It has been a long time since I wrote about running. Last spring things were going well, but over the summer I had some minor problems again including mild Achilles tendinitis. It never seemed to get worse so I simply … Continue reading

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First ride on Halfbike 3

For my first ride on the Halfbike 3 I decided to more or less repeat my Halfbike 2 ride from 3 days ago. I extended it slightly to include the hill out of the park and back in again so … Continue reading

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Halfbike 3 initial review

I’ve been using my halfbike 2 more again to try to help with my running issues (nothing major, but things like Achilles tendinitis typically means less running) but I’ve been looking forward to the Halfbike 3 coming out because of … Continue reading

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I’m back!

Almost 9 months since my last update on what was happening in my running world (at the time, nothing at all), I’m back. I’m planning to fill the gaps to record what has happened in that time, but here’s a … Continue reading

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Where’s the perfect running weather?

This past weekend was theĀ Ruth’s Chris Newport Half Marathon, and for the first time since I started running with RVRR I didn’t even make it as a supporter due to other commitments. The problem with this race has always been … Continue reading

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Ruth’s Chris Newport Liberty Half Marathon

It’s coming up on that time of year again, it’s almost time for what is now officially called the “Ruth’s Chris Newport Liberty Half Marathon” (abbreviated from the “25th Annual Ruth’s Chris Steak House Newport Liberty Half Marathon”). My plan … Continue reading

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What happened?

As always my intention is to keep this blog up to date with my progress, but time slips away and life gets busy. The other simple fact is that there has been no progress. In my last post I mentioned … Continue reading

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Spring Lake 5

Today was the first time taking part in this “must do” race. So many people take part in this year after year, and its popularity means you have to register early to get in. In previous years I decided not … Continue reading

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Racing again – Newport 10k and Highland Park 5k

Since the NYC Half MarathonĀ I have focused on shorter runs, limiting longer runs to 7 miles, so as not to aggravate my hamstring. Luckily this allowed me to run the Newport 10k this year (after missing it last year). Progress … Continue reading

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