Race Report: Monumental Marathon

I’ve spent the past 6 months working up to this day.  Twice in the past 16 months, I’ve been sidelined from running for more than 6 weeks.  I began running everyday at the end of my last injury recovery, making it my goal to be able to run the next day, and trying to increase […]

Runners: Careful with the NSAIDs

From Caring Medical – Sports Injuries – NSAIDs: Why We Do Not Recommend Them: The following statement comes from a well-known sports medicine book that has gone through five printings. “In spite of the widespread use of NSAIDs there is no convincing evidence as to their effectiveness in the treatment of acute soft tissue injuries.” […]

Don’t trust a pace group #running

I have observed a pace group divide: accuracy decreases with target time increase. The pace groups that approach 3 hours come closer than the pace groups that approach four hours and beyond. I have witnessed a 4:15 pace group come in close to 4:30, while the 3:10 pace group was pretty much dead on. I […]