Run Monster

Monthly Archives: June, 2013

Run Monster = Food Monster.

Before getting into the *meat* of this post (that’s a pun…you’ll see why below), I want to quickly recap track workout #1. As mentioned in my previous post, Lina and … Continue reading

June 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rain, Rain, Go Away.

Imagine as a kid your parents tell you that on Thursday, you’re all going to Disneyland. They actually told you about this three weeks ago, but the week has finally … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

I’m back! (I hope).

For two solid months I have been running (or not) and not feeling like myself. As you know, I’ve been battling both IT band syndrome and peroneal tendonitis in my right leg/foot. … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

Why Cross Country Sucked.

I loved track. I could wax nostalgic for hours about my memories of track. For workouts, there were the 400 meter repeat days; the hill repeat days; the descent/ascent days … Continue reading

June 21, 2013 · Leave a comment


Something that I really love about running is that a run can take you unexpected places. Sometimes, too, those places are not physical locations, but rather places in your mind … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · 2 Comments

5 mile fun and a farewell to flip flops.

In the past week, I’ve had the great pleasure of running not one, but two 5 mile runs. Even though I’m in those painful first weeks of getting back into running … Continue reading

June 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Do your best.

Gone are the days of staring enviously at every runner I drive by. It’s finally here. This week, Lina and I begin our training for the Chicago Marathon! We. Are. … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · 2 Comments

Pronation and Supination Demystified.

My first job was at a running store. I was 16, I was in love with track, and I wanted to be closer to all things running. The owner was … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · 6 Comments

Power Couple.

Do opposites attract? In the world of human relationships, this is highly debatable. For every example of two very different people who have fallen madly in love and stayed together, … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

Tough Mudder tough calls.

What a crazy week it’s been! I RAN 3 miles on Thursday and felt great! My right leg felt almost back to normal, and when I was stretching afterward, I … Continue reading

June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

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