The third exile

“My lower back is sore. My glutes are sore. My right quad & hamstring are cramping slightly. But oh.. it feels sooooo good!”  Much chuckling from my friends as I uttered these words following a 24k run.  I was coming off a non-running interlude of 6 weeks (brought upon by a freak bone contusion to the …

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When life gives you a ripped toe you make lemonade

For the uninitiated it must seem like an act of god that we barefoot runners don’t get injured more often… especially with all those glass pieces and strewn on the road, right? Turns out no superhuman powers are required. Barefoot runners have no choice but to be¬†aware of the running surface – innate survival instinct¬†kicks …

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Made men of the mafiosi runner’s body

I have stood here before inside the pouring rain With the world turning circles running ’round my brain I guess I’m always hoping that you’ll end this reign But it’s my destiny to be the king of pain For all you non-Police fans out there, the above lyrics are from King of Pain (Synchronicity album). This post …

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