Posts Tagged 'KDF Marathon'

Rodes City Run: Runner’s Knee

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The second race of the Triple Crown is now behind us, and what a beautiful day it was for racing.  For those of you who completed the race, congratulations and good luck on the final leg, which will be the Papa John’s Ten Miler.  As I wrote about in my last post, I had some pacing problems in the first race so I paid special attention to that this time and I feel I did a much better job.  My ...

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KDF mini-Marathon Training: IT Band Friction Syndrome

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I am now almost two months into my training schedule for the KDF mini-marathon, and I finally feel as if I am making some progress.  Over the past two weeks, it hasn’t been as much of a struggle to complete the distances and I’m finally starting to improve on my pace.  The Saturday long runs were 9 and 10 miles respectively the past two weeks, and while I was very happy with those runs I definitely felt them in my ...

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KDF mini-Marathon Training: Sprains and Strains

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I am now about one month into my training for the mini-Marathon and things are going well, but I did suffer my first setback this past week.  I did some interval runs last Monday, and they were difficult but I didn’t have any problem finishing them.  However, I did notice that my hamstrings were tight later that night.  I ...

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Side Stitches and Running

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Louisville Orthopaedic SurgeonYou’re just getting started with your running program and you’re making good progress.  You’re starting to feel really good about your training, and then one mile into your weekend run you begin to feel an intense, cramping pain just under the right side of your rib cage.  The pain becomes so severe that you are forced to break your stride and stop running for a moment.  Persistent as ...

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KDF Mini-Marathon Training: My Progress

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In my last post mentioned that I was planning to train for the Kentucky Derby Festival mini-Marathon being held April 28.  I decided to share periodic updates on my training in order to discuss the ups and downs I experience along the way.  I hope other runners will find this beneficial, and I encourage you to ask questions and make suggestions either by commenting or through the contact form at the bottom of the page.

Since I used to be an ...

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