Taking it easy – knees are hurting

I guess it was about 3 weeks ago that I first started noticing some knee pain after running. I figured that maybe my shoes were nearing the end of their life (I can usually only get 200 miles on a pair!) and thought I’d shop around. About 20 – 25 days ago I missed my Saturday long run so I could do some school work in the morning and ran a shorter run instead. Oh, worth mentioning, 15 days ago I did a trail run and fell pretty hard, scraping up my knee pretty good. I ran through the week, . . . → Read More: Taking it easy – knees are hurting

Painful Three Miles

I ran just 3.19 miles tonight, and my shins were KILLING me. How could I go from being so comfortable running 9 miles on Saturday to being in such pain tonight? Doesn’t make sense to me. It was only in the mid 80’s, but I had worked 11 hours today. Maybe that had something to do with it?

Friday is a rest day for me, and then Saturday I’ll be doing 10 miles. Sure hope I’m back to normal. Got an cold pack on my leg now.