Runners knee visits again, plus a sciatica flare-up. Waaaah.

Oh boy. This is definitely one of those weeks. First, my knee felt funny again, at the end of Monday’s run. And then still felt funny Tuesday morning. Let’s face it: my runner’s knee is back. It’s mild; I haven’t felt any sharp pains. Mostly just a stiff discomfort. But I can tell it’s notContinue reading “Runners knee visits again, plus a sciatica flare-up. Waaaah.”

Instead of obsessing about how far I am in some pretend cross-continent run, this year I’m obsessing about artificial mileage targets

Yes! I’m 20 miles ahead of the Pace Bunny! Maybe that needs some explaining. Earlier this year, I joined RunningAHEAD’s “2000 Miles A Year” group. It’s one of a number of special user groups on the site for people trying to reach a target number of miles in a calendar year. One of the featuresContinue reading “Instead of obsessing about how far I am in some pretend cross-continent run, this year I’m obsessing about artificial mileage targets”

Race Report (kind of): 2010 ORRC Champoeg 30K

I wasn’t 100% this week. Probably that was mostly because I was (and am) still recovering from the 50K two weeks ago. I was (and am) also fighting some allergy or maybe a mild bug. On top of that, I’ve also had some sciatic issues on and off over the last few days. All inContinue reading “Race Report (kind of): 2010 ORRC Champoeg 30K”