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Month: May 2018

My first running injury – Patella Tendinitis

My first running injury – Patella Tendinitis

10 days ago, I ran the Teardrop Half Marathon and had a huge PR and finally got to one of my goals of running sub 2:30 in a half marathon. I went out for an easy recovery run on Sunday and some yoga on Monday and my usual easy run on Tuesday. About 30 minutes into my one hour run, I felt a twinge in my right knee. I walked some and run again. Twinge again. Walk some more and…

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Teardrop Half Marathon – Race Report

Teardrop Half Marathon – Race Report

With my target marathon being Revel Mt. Hood, a downhill race in Oregon, I looked to do the Teardrop half marathon. The race started on top of Fort Mountain at an elevation near 3000 feet, through the Cohutta Wilderness Area and finished in Chatsworth, Georgia, for an over 2000-foot drop for the Half Marathon. What I LOVE about the Atlanta running community (and triathlon community when I was doing triathlons) is how I go to a race all alone and yet meet…

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