Archive for January 2018

My First Running Injury: IT Band Syndrome

For at least the last ten years or so, I’ve had some achy knees from time to time. I was pleasantly surprised when running actually began helping this occasional pain; an awesome side benefit!! But around mid-November, I started experiencing a different kind of knee pain- very unlike the old reliable joint issues I’d had…

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Holiday Gear Haul – 2017

I always assumed running was a cheap sport; all you need is the great outdoors (free), some sneaker (already in the closet), and some loose-fitting clothing (stuck in a drawer somewhere).  I figured I’d plunk down a small fee for fitness tracking app, and be good to go. … I suppose that could have been…

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