Tag: Plantar Fasciitis
High ambition, high caution: my new running motto
As I enter a new phase in my running career and take on a cautious approach to dedicated training, I find myself balancing the line between all of these crazy ambitions I have within my running career, and accomplishing those ambitions in the most cautious ways possible.
My best mistake was plantar fasciitis
As much as the past three months have been somewhat brutal from both a physical and mental perspective (I even thought I’d have to retire at one point!), plantar fasciitis has been one of the greatest learning experiences I could have asked for in my running journey. I now feel like I’m setting myself up…
What I’ve learned through five weeks of injury rehab
The past five weeks have been mentally exhausting, but also incredibly rewarding as I’ve undergone my injury rehabilitation from plantar fasciitis. I’ve spent a significant amount of time learning about ultramarathon running as a sport, but also about injury prevention and healing, ensuring that when I come back to running, I’ll be in it for…
Why I’ve chosen a 6-hour for my first ultramarathon
I first started dreaming of ultramarathon glory in high school, before I had even completed a half-marathon. But after years of injury issues and slowly falling out of love with the sport, I concluded that running wasn’t meant to be in the grand scheme of my life. I decided that it was silly for my…
Coping with a running injury
Let’s face it. You’re devastated. I’m devastated. We’re all devastated when it comes to running injuries. So much of our identities revolve around running, and while we’re often fine taking running off by our own omission, it’s terrible for us to take time off when it’s thrust upon us instead.
Running through plantar fasciitis
After about two months of training for an ultramarathon, I’ve now realized that what I could only previously describe as indescribable heel pain, is actually plantar fasciitis. This had been a running injury I had previously thought I was immune to, but I’ve realized that like most of my running injuries over the years, plantar…