Category Archives: Injury

Race Report – Ragnar NW Passage, ultra-style

Ragnar NW Passage, WA,  7/18 – 7/19, 2014 I’ve done Ragnar several years in a row now, and this year wanted to try it on an ultra team, fielding just 6 people instead of 12. This seemed like a great idea … Continue reading

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Progress

I ran 10 miles Sunday, which is a record since hurting my knee two months ago. It was also in the snow, which was totally awesome. I had great fun watching people tip toeing carefully across the fresh powder (which … Continue reading

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2011, a recap

2011 is nearly done, and it’s been one heck of a year. The highlights include: forty-three posts (this one makes forty-four!) twenty-eight pounds lighter four half-iron distance triathlons three months meat-free (and mostly dairy-free) two 24 hour running relays one … Continue reading

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Well, crap

Last week, Tuesday, I went on a wee 6 mile run. My left knee felt a little funny after the first mile, but that happens sometimes and isn’t ever a big deal (it usually just means I wasn’t wholly warmed … Continue reading

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Crash! (of fortuitousness)

I decided to try a new route for my evening ride the other day. I ended up with the choice of riding on a very busy road with no shoulder or bike lane, or on the ample and well paved … Continue reading

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Two Stupid Things

Every now and then I do something really dumb.  In the past two weeks I outdid myself. Stupid Thing #1 I bought a pair of Vibram Bikila LS shoes to give the old barefoot running thing a try. I knew … Continue reading

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Oops

I’m trying out some of the methodology in Strength Training for Triathletes.  Yesterday was ‘test day’, in which I was to figure out the “1RM” (one rep max) for each of my chosen exercises.  This meant picking a weight I … Continue reading

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Race report: Seattle Marathon 2010

(My apologies for the long delay in posting this… I’ve been busy, um, healing?) Seattle, WA – 11/28/2010 First off, the big question: did I finish?  Drumroll… I did!  Next year the goal is to finish without injury, but I’m … Continue reading

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Learning when to stop

To train for the Seattle Marathon (my first), I’ve been following “plan C” listed here.  I finally hit 18 miles on the 6th (in 3:10, woo!), and hoo boy did it ever hurt!  I iced and rested for most of … Continue reading

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