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Hard runs before race-day?
Hi! I'm gonna run my first race on Saturday (10km) and am quite nervous and excited already. I plan to run the 10km in 43min (hopefully). I already ran 5km in 21min in a training run so I think I can ...
by moshulu
Muscle replenishment after long runs
I am ramping-up my miles in preparation for a fall marathon. I also mix in strength and cross training (at least 3 times per week). I am looking for suggestions on nutrition to replenish muscle ...
by efm1
I too am a former runner (25-30 miles/week 4-5 runs) who suffered what was ...
I too am a former runner (25-30 miles/week 4-5 runs) who suffered what was diagnosed with having high hamstring tendinopathy two years ago. I was treated with two cortisone injections one with ...
by Guest
Re: Chronic ischial bursitis
I was training for a half marathon when I begin to feel the pain in my butt after runs. It got progressively worse. I didn't run at all for the two weeks prior to the race and was able to finish with ...
by Vicki
Re: Old calf injuries HELP
I can't definitely say for sure yet because I haven't tried to increase my mileage much yet. I will say though that the calves do feel better. That daily stiffness and aches seems to be on teh ...
by BoilerTom90
Re: Exercise-Induced Tourettes
I did the old 'self talk' to myself during all my races and long runs. Usually it's 'Head up, relax the shoulders, smooth form, quiet feet, spin up the hill' or what ever seems appropriate at the ...
by GLOM-HATER
Re: Where to run at Disney World?
It depends on where you are staying and whether you have a car. You can piece together runs over an hour looping around the internal resorts if you dodge parking lots and cross roads, etc. There is a ...
by saibot_2004
Re: How to race 5k?
... I read about your 4:04! If it works for you, then why not? Give it a try. I always start all my AT runs this way, 'giving in' to 2/2 somewhere around the mile - 2k mark. IMO it's a bad sign if you ...
by TerraScoulio
Re: My 1st 5K (long report of a short race)
Yes, this is what will happen. I actually tapered off a little last week because of weather and sick kids at home, and will do so even more this week, partly because that's what I planned, and partly ...
by arly2380
Re: Exercise induced asthma?
Great advice from both John and Phil, and I wanted to add more support to those views. Follow their advice, particularly: Investigate the use of a steroidal inhaler as a regular preventative - with ...
by garynolan
Re: No phone no light no mileage markers
Begin Quote Not only did the race not have mileage markers, but the water at the water stops wasn't very cold either. It was like they didn't have any ice. End Quote I don't think I can remember of a ...
by army_doc7037203
Avenir/Raleigh Deluxe Stroller - Advice Needed
I've read most of the literature regarding jogging strollers including the posted FAQ. I'm aware that the Baby Jogger brand is the standard bearer, and a variety of other brands rate highly as well. ...
by brian.c
Re: My first race report - longer than the race itself :-)
... on a race well done, Charlie. It's amazing how much faster you run a race than you do your training runs, eh? I ended up running my first 5km 5 minutes faster than my goal time. Shocking, but it was ...
by terapsnips
What to wear in NYC marathon
... on site stated that the avg. temperature will be around 11 C. I like wearing shorts. But after long runs it somewhats starts to ...
by stevo_jimmy
Re: Young person that ran Marathon under 4 minutes,has this happened recently
4 minutes? There must be some mistake. No one runs 42 kilometers in 4 minutes.
by jade
How Do You Run?
Hi Denise,Thanks for dropping by and leaving your comment. I think my question on the subject was a little different than what you are suggesting but that's okay. Writing as a form of art is ...
by The Laminator
Tendonitis in shin?
... . Will get tender after too many consecutive days of running. I use the theraband and ice daily. My runs are 3.5 miles 3-4x week. I ...
by cipriano
Re: Fartlek Training
... means 'speed play' and that's basically all you have to do. Just mix in some speed into your normal runs and play around with it until you feel like ...
by eva12
Re: Flood Damaged run
Well it could also be a psychological thing. (yeah, so I'm not ready to agree about the significance of the weight of a shoe...) If you believe their going to shave time off your races, then perhaps ...
by qube
Help! Ive been down for 6 months
As in an earlier post, I too have a question about building back mileage. I ran my last marathon November 2000 and due to an unexpected move, the longest run that I have really been on since was ...
by duck168
Elevation change for marathon
I'm training for my first marathon. I found one that is perfect for the time of year it is in relation to my training (it's this fall)and also I have family in that area, so it's a perfect one to ...
by veronika
Race Report: Amy Thompson 8K, Kansas City MO
Beautiful day, nice course, good organization. This was my first race since the marathon a month ago. I figured coming in somewhere under 40 minutes would be a reasonable goal. The course is mostly ...
by TerraScoulio
Re: Beginner to run 5 miles
do you exercise other sports? did you exercise other sports? (when, achievements?) are you overweight?(howmuch) how far can you run? have you ever ran? as a complete 24yo beginner with no real ...
by garynolan
And the Old Man Died
The old man poked his head out the front door to be sure that the coast was clear. He was about to do something drastic, and he preferred to have no witnesses. Perhaps, he was a little embarrassed ...
by skylover25
Re: Good Run in Heavy Rain
... sons why people don't like rain. First of all, you'll run the risk of undercooling. While for short runs this isn't much of a risk, for longer runs (2 hours and longer) this might but harmful indeed. ...
by moshulu
Re: **FAO Roger2k** RE: Sub 21 Minute 5K today
I'm certainly not a good example. I started running in June 1999 when I was 43 and my leg were sore for months after that. I ran my first 5k in October of that year and these were the splits I ...
by ppreddy
Best Run Ever !
Boy, Monday night was something else. After work I headed out on my weekly long run. I'm gradually working up to about 2 hours, in preparation for a half marathon in spring. I'm now at the 1:35 ...
by Baradaf
Re: Running Twice a Day ? A 45-year old
All of Jeff's comments are right on. I've found that doing some faster runs helps a lot to lose weight because it seems to increase your metabolism even after you've completed the run and for quite a ...
by RayRC
Re: Mental deterioration at 18 miles
Bizarre story, but I can relate. For a few weeks now, my long runs have reached 26-27K (16-17miles) and I felt like that in the last couple of Ks (after 2hrs on the road). I don't recall this being ...
by eva12
Shoe Recommendations Please
Try Mizuno Wave Creations if you have high(ish) arches, are over 180 lbs (82 kg), and don't overpronate too badly. I have used Asics Gel Cumulus, Reebok Storm DMX, New Balance 726's, and the ...
by lakedawgs
Re: Very Frustrating ITB - Or Something Similar?
... uthors of that article, Len DeBenedictis (not that you should necessarily have that same faith). He runs a ...
by skylover25
Short race and training summary.
Goal: 3:10 Result: 3:12.14 (PB) I felt great during first 20 km, and reached half-point in 1:33.30. After that I had to slow down a bit, but I still was a minute ahead of my goal time at 37km. Last ...
by jillsandr
Re: Software compatible with GArmon Forerunner
How about http://mapmyrun.com, i have been looking around for something decent to map my runs and it gives as well the overview per week, month etc.... have fun dj
by didierd67
Re: Carrying a drink while running?
I still don't understand why people can't just stop along the route for a drink. On almost every route there is a drinking fountain, school, hospital, garden hose, something that you can drink from ...
by Jim Davis
Re: March 25 Hamilton - Around The Bay 30k
Thanks for the info, Bernard. If you do not mind paying a little extra, the Sheraton here is about 400m from the start and 100m from the finish. The Holiday Inn is also fine, and about the same ...
by lajaboy
Polar S610 and Coach comparison (long)
For those of you who might be interested this is a comparison of the Polar Coach and the Polar S610. I've been using the S610 for about a month now and the Coach for over a year. Previously I've used ...
by TerraScoulio
Controlling Your State of Mind
Hi, I curious if some of you had the same experience as I had. On the days I ran my PRs (quite of few lately) I noticed I had a certain state of mind. Running was easy and pain that was normally ...
by sotiris13
Numb Foot
... starts to get numb (like when you lay down on your arm and it 'falls asleep') towards the end of my runs. I have tried some extra stretching and loosening up the lasses of my shoes, but that only ...
by rboschx
Motorola Marathon Relay race report
I ran the first half of the Motorola Marathon relay yesterday in Austin. Arrived fairly late at the Expo which was fairly small, with only a few booths. Did buy a pair of Mizuno Wave Riders. The ...
by garynolan
Any ideas on how to rapidly improve my running ability / times?
Hams & Glutes too ? Also good 'pre-run' nutrition should help. A good nights sleep and rest before hand - obviously. Maybe water/glucose or something before you start and some time into the run ? If ...
by Jim Davis

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