Category Archives: running

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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Newport Liberty Half – spectator view

Since I joined RVRR (which is almost 6 years ago) I have run at the Newport Liberty Half Marathon every year (and have been lucky enough to be a partner blog for the last few years), until now. Injury now … Continue reading

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St Ives 10k in England

It seems to be pretty normal for me to look for races when travelling, and this trip included a 10k on Sunday. In my last post I mentioned that I may fill my blog with my runs in England, but after … Continue reading

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Progress update, or “why I should have had PT earlier”

My intention was to keep my blog updated on progress mainly so I can look back on this time if it can help me in the future, but as usual the intention has not turned into action. So, here’s the last … 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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Not racing

It’s been a lot longer than I intended between posts. In that time there have been ups and downs, and with the Newport 10k imminent I have to decide whether to run. So far, I have not been able to run … Continue reading

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Cautiously coming off rest

I hadn’t meant to leave it this long to update on progress. Originally when I signed up for the Newport 10k again as an official blog partner, I was hoping that the race might be my comeback. In my last … Continue reading

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Grape Gallop races (run and taste)

I was recently contacted by the organizers of the Grape Gallop series of races to see if I would be interested in running one of their races, and to offer a discount for my followers (RUNNJ17 will give $3 off … Continue reading

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Garden State 10 – spectator recap

Sunday morning saw the inaugural Garden State 10 mile and 5k races. As I am not able to run I was there to support RVRR members in the races. The last time I attended a race without running I had … Continue reading

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Time to rest and reset

Today I did this: Despite overall progress I decided it was better for the long-term for me not to run a half marathon. My 6 mile run this weekend, shorter than planned, ended with some pain in my ankle. The … Continue reading

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