Tag Archives: Running

Go on PT

87 days (12+ weeks) after my Achilles tendon rupture, I’m ready to begin physical therapy. Continue reading

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Achilles

Bad news: I ruptured my left achilles tendon. Continue reading

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Odds and ends Friday

Dilger-Easterling happenings for the end of May: catching up after C&W, Amazon bump for the collection, grandparents’ visits, travel plans, and more. Continue reading

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Speedwork

Speedwork makes for interesting graphs, and humbling comparisons as well. Continue reading

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Best half

Last Sunday, Sept 27, 2009, I ran the QC half marathon at 1:49:17, a personal best. Good pacing and I feel great two days later. Continue reading

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Exercise index, 2009 to date

At the beginning of the year I set a goal of exercising four times a week: two runs, one swim, one bike. And I have completely failed to do that, given that I’ve been in the pool less than ten … Continue reading

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FIRST: less means faster

I’m training for the Quad Cities half-marathon (Sept 27) using the Furman Institute for Running and Scientific Training method, “run less, run faster”: three runs and two other workouts a week. Less does not mean easier! Continue reading

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