Posts Tagged With: running

Challenging my Endurance

I ran eastward on the Boulder Creek path this morning. I decided to run out until somewhere around 3 or 4 km from home, turn back, and push myself to do as much of the return trip as possible. A flooded section turned me around just before 55th Street, which is actually at 4.8 km, and I managed to keep running all the way back home, for a total of 9.6 km.

9.55 km round trip along the Boulder Creek path, marked out on gmap-pedometer.com

9.55 km round trip along the Boulder Creek path, marked out on gmap-pedometer.com


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Cherry Creek path run

I was at my boyfriend’s place in downtown Denver this morning. He tends to sleep in the mornings, and I usually feel energized by the morning light streaming in the window, so sometimes I get out and do things while I let him sleep in. One of the perks of running barefoot is that my running shoes are always with me, so today I decided to go for a run.
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Back up to 5 km running range!

Lately, I have been taking it easy on running. I noticed some sharper pain creeping in on my left foot at first, which seemed to sort of wrap around the inside ankle and under my foot. Something similar popped up in my right foot as well. At first I assumed I must have stressed something by trying to run to trailheads, do some trail walking, and run back. I always prioritize avoiding injury and letting my body recover at its own pace, so for a while my maximum running range has been 3 km, and most of my runs have been less than half that.
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