Injury to Recovery Timeline (or, Some Days Just Suck)

Approximately four weeks (July 22)  — running on the Newton (treadmill, at less than full body weight) Eight weeks or so (August 22) — adding some running with full body weight into workouts February 2012 — able to run 10K to half-marathon distance June 2012 — soonest I might be back to being able to run… Continue reading Injury to Recovery Timeline (or, Some Days Just Suck)

Sign of the Hawk, Revisited

Do you believe in fate, kharma, God…some force that pushes, pulls us along a path that we are too small to see? Or is it all just fantastic coincidences that our minds turn into something else? I don’t believe that there’s a conscious force out there guiding my destiny, nor do I believe my fate… Continue reading Sign of the Hawk, Revisited

Palo Duro Canyon 50K–What a Race!

Palo Duro Canyon was amazing! For those of you who just want the down and dirty, here’s the Cliff Notes’ version:  we drove all day Friday, ran all day Saturday; I finished my 50K in 7:24 and drove back Sunday. For everybody else, Palo Duro Canyon 2007 We left Austin about 6 a.m. (actually, that’s… Continue reading Palo Duro Canyon 50K–What a Race!