L9P Community Post: Kathleen Hernder, RD My story with running is a bit of a complicated one. If you were to ask me about running ten years ago when I started, I would have told you I ran because it made me feel good. That’s true now. But, I started running in University because I … Continue reading For recovery, I took a break from running
In a moment shorter than the time it takes me to run a mile, I’ve depleted the runner’s high I’d been riding and let comparison take over. I’ve taken the bait and allowed social media to tell me, despite my abilities, I am not enough.
I met elite runner Tina Muir through listening to the first running podcast she hosted. As I trained for (my third) Marine Corps Marathon in 2014, I ran way more than nine miles with Tina and her guests. I’ve followed her journey as an elite runner, from training on the rolling hills of Kentucky to … Continue reading 9 Miles with: Elite Runner, Tina Muir
L9P Community Post: Regina Bulson I find it ironic how one’s passion can bring them just as much pain as it does joy. Runners joke about the love/hate relationship we often have with our sport. We all have bad runs, and in those times, it’s easy to say “I hate running” or “running sucks.” We’re … Continue reading My undiagnosed story
“Marathon training run: Done! Earned my Christmas feast!” “Out for a run on Christmas Day–miles before meals amiright?!” “Twelve miles on Christmas Day! Time to go enjoy my pecan pie!” -Instagram, (potentially) ruining your holiday relaxation since 2010 I didn’t run twelve miles on that Christmas Day. In fact, I wasn’t able to run any miles. … Continue reading This is what recovery looks like (for us)