Category Archives: Injury

Week in running

Howdy, friends. I’m three weeks out from the race and had an OK week. I ended up with 54 miles, including 17.5 on Saturday and 17 on Sunday. It’s weird to have so many of my miles locked up on … Continue reading

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That really hurts

Howdy, friends. So, my bizarro calf cramp that won’t go away got weirder yesterday. My left leg cramped on Tuesday, and felt awful Wednesday. I haven’t run since basically falling down in pain earlier this week. I have done a … Continue reading

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Marathon pace groups, running while pregnant

Howdy, friends. No, I am not pregnant. We’re done with that in the Palfy Klemond house, unfortunately. But I did come across this article this week about running while pregnant. It talks about how you start to tilt your pelvis … Continue reading

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Monster month

Howdy, friends. I’m about 6.5 weeks out from the Boston Marathon. This is about the time in marathon training when you log huge weeks of mileage, when you’re feeling like finally you are in race shape, and when you sacrifice … Continue reading

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“Swimming”

Howdy, friends. I had to put that in air quotes, because I don’t think you can technically call what I do in the pool real swimming. I took some swimming lessons about 9 years ago. They helped — I learned … Continue reading

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In the pool

Howdy, friends. After whining all day yesterday, I decided to go out last night and buy a new swimsuit for pool running. The last time I bought one was 2006. I don’t need to tell you how saggy, baggy, horrible … Continue reading

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Me and my pelvis

Howdy, friends. I wish I were here writing about a 60-mile training week, and how excited I am to head to Boston in about 12 weeks. But I’m not. I’m here to write about how I took a full week … Continue reading

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Marathon training update

Howdy, friends. I ran my first 20 miler of my Twin Cities training yesterday. It went … OK. The good: I ran with some awesome friends, I ran a negative split, and we ran a hilly course, which is always … Continue reading

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Potty update, plus some kid conversations

Howdy, friends. I am happy to report that after 9 days of potty-training, I think Jack got it. We had fewer and fewer accidents every day, and now we are averaging 1-2 a day. He has stayed dry for his … Continue reading

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A 10K race report: Crash and burn

Howdy, friends. First things first, we had pretty much the best weekend ever, in the eyes of our toddler, Jack. Here is just a partial list of all the fun things he got to do: Go to the swimming pool, … Continue reading

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