adistancerunner asked: For your shins, ICE!! Like do Ice buckets, ice packets, anything putting ice on your shins. Ice is seriously like a miracle worker. And theres a stretch you can also do that helps with them; just like crouch from your knees and put all your weight on the back of your heals.You might need to hold on to like grass in front of you to keep you up, I barely feel it when I do this but it helps a lot!...
when coach says you're running the 200. yes, that...
please please please no. this is why i’ve always strayed away from wearing a compression sleeve. it’s a visible sign of fighting shin pain. and now i’m trying to visibly show i’m taking care of myself, but because i’ve always tried to cope with pain myself, by admitting i hurt, my coach has assumed that i’m in wayyyyy more pain than i actually am. it’s...
when i get home after a day long meet
milesmeterskilometers: fyeahrunning: Wanna know the best way to sneak out at night? put on running attire sneak out come back in the morning and say you went for an early morning run seriously it works like a freaking charm GENIUS.
that sad moment when your coaches are scheduling...
i think i'll go for a run now
….oh wait, i can’t. legs, i’m sorry for any pain i’ve ever put you through, just please help me out and get better so i can kick butt these next few weeks. we had something good going on, me and you guys. just let me know what you need- ice, heat, stretching, and i’ll make it happen. thanks!
westfield boys won the penn 4x800!
so much awesomeness… 7:39! way to represent our district!! it was so great, we had a meet today so they made a pause to announce it and all you could hear was “omg.. 1:55’s each” and “sick” “nasty” “disgusting” our coach was pretending to fangirl, mimic bieber fans: “oh my gosh, it’s the westfield boys team. ahhhhh! i wonder...
ice on my legs, heat on my hip, watching hulu
got some stuff loaded into my dailymile. solid friday for me, although i could do without this sudden physical brokenness :/
all my runs from the last month were on there.
it was in my backpack yesterday… where could it have gone?
no no no no no
where is my nike watch. i just had it yesterday. or was it today. ahhhh no. crap.
here we are again, nearly a month behind in daily...
last saturday night i went crazy...
[[MORE]] and drank a mountain dew. and ate some chicken mcnuggets. and won the donut mile challenge (800, 6 donuts, 800) call the cops, y’all. i think i’m set for the next few months… not because i’m watching weight or anything, i just prefer healthier food (: but you know what, i didn’t look any different between before and after. so anyone concerned about how a...
meanwhile, on twitter...
someone posts “first in the district!” and my initial response (in my head of course) was “hmmm, in what event?” and then i realized they’re talking about soccer. i mean, we don’t have districts for another 3 weeks or so anyways.
Runner: I know we're both runners
Runner: and this sounds crazy
Runner: but here's a list of my PRs
Runner: could we go for a run maybe?
runner: i know i just raced
runner: and this is crazy
runner: but could i come back later
runner: and run the 4x400 maybe?
whenever i cough, instead of asking if i’m sick, my friends have begun to ask if i raced recently. they’re catching on!
i'm not as good as i'm gunna get, but i'm better...
football player: we can't have homework we have a big game tonight!!
soccer player: yes so do we!!!!
teacher: ok i'll consider it
cross country runner: yeah and we have a big meet!
teacher: lol sit your stupid ass down
pretty happy right now (:
major turnaround from last weeks performance. i ran 2:29 in the 800, and it was really hot and sunny. it just felt pretty good, just hot, so i know 2:25 is right there. my last race as a child, hahaha in other news, after spending all day at the track i’m heading out to spend all night at the track for relay for life! the party don’t stop! speaking of parties, one of my teammates got...
(thank goodness i found my compression sleeve)
runner parent problems
dad: what happened to all our ice?
dad: i just filled that up
bring it on, thunderstorms