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Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
I have been running since September 2010. I never thought I could be a runner and now it's something I can't imagine living without! I will be running my first marathon in November 2011 and hope to pursue ultrarunning beyond that. My philosophy on life is that no day should be wasted. Life is too... Full Bio
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Back to Racing by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Exciting news - I signed up for a race! On Sunday, March 30th I will be running the inaugural Philadelphia Love Run, a half marathon. It will be my first big race since my ... Read on »
Searching for Strong Once Again by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I never know how to start a post after a long hiatus. So, let's skip the pleasantries and jump right in. I AM RUNNING. Not a lot and not completely without pain, b ... Read on »
The Last Eight Weeks by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hello! It's been a while. Last time I checked in I had just DNF'd my first race and was dealing with piriformis syndrome . Sadly, eight weeks later, I am still dealing wi ... Read on »
Piriformis Syndrome: A Literal Pain in the Butt by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running First of all, thank you for the kind, supportive comments on my last post. Dropping from a race is never fun and certainly not something any of us set out to do. But, shi ... Read on »
D to the N to the F by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I'm not even sure how to start this post. It's one I hoped I'd never have to write. Sadly I had to drop out of the Lehigh Valley Marathon yesterday around mile 13.5. My f ... Read on »
The Time 20 Miles Kicked My Ass by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running As karma would have it, days after I posted about how running 50 slow miles every week didn't feel like real work, I got kicked in the ass by my 20-miler this Sunday. ... Read on »
How to Run 50 Miles Per Week & Still Feel Like The Laziest Person Alive by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Running, like anything you've been doing habitually, becomes just that - a habit. Waking up an hour before you really need to so you can get those 6 miles in isn't a big ... Read on »
Fall Marathon Season: 5 Weeks Out by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last week was a cut back week. I was shooting for about 40 miles, however I spent Saturday (my rest day) visiting my sister in NYC and we ended up walking 9+ miles. So, i ... Read on »
Berlin: What to Do & What to Eat by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We ended up settling on Berlin for a few reasons. For one, I had always wanted to go there since I did my study abroad in Rome. My roommates went for a week ... Read on »
49 Miles in Berlin by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I ran six days in Berlin and covered 49 miles total. 35 of those were outside. The rest were on the ol' mill in the hotel. We spent the first day sleeping in as late ... Read on »
Exhaustion and Rest Days by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running After a bit of a set back after the River Towns Marathon, I am very happy to be running pretty much back to normal. Normal being my usual 5 days per week of Tue-Wed-Thurs ... Read on »
On What to Do When You're Injured by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Every day I find myself perusing the r/running thread on Reddit. I follow race recaps, check out people's accomplishment stories, and follow the polls and questions that ... Read on »
Looking Ahead: Lehigh Valley Marathon by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Even though summer doesn't start until tomorrow, as usual, I am already thinking about the fall. Or actually, I have been thinking about the fall since about February. Yo ... Read on »
The Latest by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Oops, its been awhile. The last month and a half has been a whirlwind. Weddings, summer class, vacation planning, work, work, work, etc, etc. When we last spoke I t ... Read on »
The Non-Marathon Birthday Weekend by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running If there was one thing I definitely wanted to do the weekend of my 27th birthday, it was run a marathon. Unfortunately, after last week's River Towns Marathon , I develop ... Read on »
How to Pace Yourself Like an Idiot: River Towns Marathon Recap by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I had two goals going into this race, which I briefly mentioned in my last post : take it easy and practice pacing myself. I failed miserably at both. Because you're ... Read on »
Monster May - The Game Plan by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Even though I've been running again for a full four months since my injury, I've only done one race between now and then. Though I would have liked to have raced more (so ... Read on »
Change of Plans by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Sorry for my absence the last week. I have been in a full on, end of semester flurry of activity. I do so enjoy working a full 8 hour day and heading straight to the libr ... Read on »
A Once in a Lifetime Blog Post About Weight Loss by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running To be clear, this is a running blog, not a weight loss blog. I don't believe running and weight loss automatically go hand in hand. Sure, weight loss can be a nice side e ... Read on »
Come Sweat With Me! by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Okay folks, here's the deal. My Ragnar Cape Cod ultra team is short one runner and I'm looking for someone to join! Here is everything you need to know - The event is ... Read on »