Category Archives: minimal running

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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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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NYC Half Marathon

I deferred last year’s race entry to this year because of the problems I was having, so this was my last chance to do this race (at least with a guaranteed place). When the race opened for entries I still … Continue reading

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An overdue catch up

My resolution is to update here more often. I’ve found it difficult to keep up lately, so haven’t found the time to write a post. Here’s a quick summary (it actually surprised me that I wrote a short post in … Continue reading

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Don’t run the Half Marathon

It’s in the title, although to be fair, neither my Physical Therapist or my Sports Medicine doctor actually said those words. What they said was that they’re not going to tell me not to, but…. I was in England for … 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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When you just don’t want to stop

Last time I wrote I was cautiously optimistic about running. Unfortunately that optimism didn’t continue. Although my ankle issues are mostly gone, a run last week caused me to take another break. This time, the same muscle tightness issues caused … 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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Training without a plan

With just over a week to go until the Newport Liberty Half Marathon I decided to look back at my post about getting back to fitness in time just over a month ago. In that post I talked about putting together a plan … 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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