Tag : injury

Rookie Mistake
Rookie Mistake

As I may have mentioned a few times since the Little Rock Marathon my right knee has been bothering me.  It’s not a sharp stop-running-this-instant-pain  but I do not usually have knee pain of any kind and this is not normal. I blamed the crazy elevation changes in the LRM.  I took off a few days and mixed in a

Starting Over…

This morning I met Kem again for a 3.5 mile run. We ended up averaging an 8:26 for the run so it was my best pace since the injury. It has been almost 13 weeks since this all went down and I must say that the entire run felt GREAT! I felt NO stress fracture area discomfort AT ALL!! While

Not a good day for a runner…

Well, after the excitement of a great 12 mile pace run and getting my Boston packet I have had two not so good days. After an easy 5 mile run yesterday my lower back and hip started REALLY hurting me. It hurt just walking around the house. I described the problem to my good running friend and she said it

Avoiding Injury….

Well, I’m on day 3 of no running. My legs were pretty worn out from the 20. I have been icing and stretching. Tomorrow I will try to do 3 or 4 miles. That may help. I had planned to do 3 yesterday and 8 this morning but yesterday my left leg was still hurting and this morning it was