Category Archives: barefoot running

Less than 4 weeks to the Newport 10k

The Newport 10k has always been on my race calendar since joining RVRR because it has been a USATF Team Championship race every year, and because it’s a fun event. That first year for me was 2012 (it may have been … Continue reading

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Grape Gallop 5k

I recently posted about being contacted by the organizers of the Grape Gallop. A few weeks ago I went along to their 5k at Alba Vineyard. The race start was 10am and I arrived at about 8:50. When I got there, … Continue reading

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Setbacks and restarts

I intended to keep up this blog with my progress as I tried to get back to running regularly. A couple of times I was about to write something and then had a new setback. Looking back I suspect my … Continue reading

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Keeping it up on vacation

I was recently away for 8 days – this included travel from NJ to DC, then 2 days later, from DC to Williamsburg, VA, and then 3 days after that from Willliamsburg to Rehoboth Beach, DE before heading back to … Continue reading

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Training when injured

Injury is more likely during a training cycle so it’s important to have a plan that’s not too aggressive to limit the possibility of getting injured Of course, there’s never a fail-safe way to avoid getting injured, and it may … Continue reading

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New Year, no posts….until now

I’ve managed to do it again – neglected my blog. What I have not been neglecting, however, is running. It can be a tough time of year to get motivated to run, so what gets you out when it’s (well) below freezing? Here’s my … Continue reading

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When a PR doesn’t feel so great

I know I should be very happy. It was a very definite PR, not just a small one. So, why doesn’t it feel great? Just over a week ago I ran my second marathon, and my second Philadelphia Marathon. At … Continue reading

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So many updates – Philly Marathon training

I mean to blog more often, really I do. So when I finally get around to it I have way too much in my mind to know what to write about. As I am now less than 4 weeks away … Continue reading

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Running away from home

No, I’m not running away, but I have been running, away from home. For the past week I’ve been on a business trip to the UK. This was arranged relatively recently and I had to try to fit as many … Continue reading

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Progress?

As with every year since I started running, I have goals for this year. My first goal is to simply increase my weekly mileage on a consistent basis – that is already proving tough, but becoming a running coach has … Continue reading

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