Media 5 Miler – Overdue Race Report

This race report is long overdue! The Media 5 Miler is one of my favorite races because of the crowd support, so many friends running it, our traditional party at Sligo's afterward, and because it's the shortest distance I like to run for a race. Even so, there is not much time to settle in to …

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75-Mile Milestone

I know, I've taken an awfully long hiatus from posting, and I have one over-due race report (Media 5-Mile Race back in June!). I promise to get back to posting regularly over the next few weeks, but first, I have to report that I've shattered my previous weekly mileage with over 75 miles (76.1 to …

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Foot Diagnosis

Monday I saw my podiatrist and received the diagnostic results of the MRI of my left foot: Acute on chronic plantar fasciitis with interstitial tearing and edema in the plantar calcaneal spur. Moderate tendinosis of the Achilles tendon in the watershed zone with grade 1 strain of the distal soles musculature at the myotendinous junction. …

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RoadKilt Bill at Media 5 Mile Race

Something new tonight! I ran the Media 5 Mile Race in a kilt:   This is a real kilt made of wicking fabric intended for hiking and running, and tonight was my debut wearing it for a race (purchased from SportKilt.com). I had only run once before on a training run to be sure it …

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Two Races Coming Up

Next up for me on Saturday, June 15, is the 1/2 Sauer 1/2 Kraut Marathon in Pennypack Park in Northeast Philadelphia. It's a Bavarian-themed event run entirely in the park where they promise we won't see any houses or cars, but we will be rewarded with a beer at the post-race festivities. What a nice …

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