The lightning finally calmed itself down this morning, so I put on my resurrected Novara Buzz hydration backpack, with the replacement Platypus bladder, and headed out the door for my longest run ever. Imagine Mr Movie announcer voice echoing … Continue reading →
Wow you know I asked for no whammies, so instead I was given a doozy. I had every intention of running 12 miles; I even had it mapped out. Oh well nothing seems to go as planned! My 12 mile … Continue reading →
Tomorrow I set out to run my second longest run thus far. I’ve done training runs in or about the same distance, but it has been a few months, so the angst is back. Hell I ran a Half Marathon … Continue reading →
Today was my longest run since I began training. The furthest I made when training for a full marathon in July was 10 miles. I hit that mileage last Saturday. Today was the next step – an 11 miler. Usually I would think that an extra mile would not be that big of a deal, but I guess with what all I have on my plate right now, it was a bit more of an undertaking for me.
In the past few weeks I have been taking on higher mileage runs in my training. I am happy to say that I am having continued success and have successfully avoided re-injuring my foot. The 10 mile marker was the true litmus test in my running journey. This was the distance that sidelined my training in July, and subsequent goal of my first full marathon event at the Dallas White Rock Marathon.
I have been cautiously running the higher distances, and even opted to tape my foot for the 10 mile run. My goal in doing so was to complete the run, and avoid putting too much stress on my navicular bone. The navicular sling tape job worked very well!