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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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Why It Hurts So Much by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I spent Monday morning at my desk doing work and watching the elites running the Boston Marathon. I watched the winners cross the finish line, elated and exhausted. I che ... Read on »
What the Doctor Ordered by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running First of all, thank you all so much for your comments and emails on my last post. I promise that even if I don't reply, I do read everything you guys send me (often more ... Read on »
Losing My Running Mojo by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Sunday morning I work up at 7am, put on a pair of shorts and compression socks, gobbled up a banana and granola bar, sipped on a cup of water, and set my stopwatch to zer ... Read on »
Old Habits Die Hard by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running In the two and a half years that I've been running, you could say that the five months I spent training for JFK last summer and fall stand out. Fitness-wise, I was in the ... Read on »
Burn Out and Race Registrations by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running After sitting on my ass for five full days after my wisdom tooth surgery I was as ready as ever to start running again. I felt like one of those wind-up toys that's ready ... Read on »
The Science of the Long Run by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I love running. In fact, the only thing I love more than running is running long (and also maybe chocolate chip cookies). After scaling back my mileage the past two ... Read on »
A Rest Week and a Birthday Marathon by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running On Wednesday I got all four of my wisdom teeth out. The first thing I asked was "when can I run again?" to which the dentist replied, "7 days." WTF man? I rei ... Read on »
Pluses and Minuses: Rock 'n' Roll USA Half Marathon Recap by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yesterday I ran the Rock 'n' Roll USA Half Marathon, almost four month to the day since my last race, the JFK 50. Between then and now I spent 7 full weeks on the bench w ... Read on »
Speedy Confessions and 2013 Plans by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Confession: I would love to run a BQ (that's sub 3:35 for me). I would also love to run a sub-1:40 half. And a sub-5:30 50k. And on and on and on. I want to be spee ... Read on »
The Latest by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I haven't been posting a lot lately, if you've noticed. Every few days I start formulating something in my head and then I get lazy and feel like its not enough to warran ... Read on »
My Kind of Weekend by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running After seven weeks on the bench and six weeks starting from scratch on the treadmill I finally had a sort-of-back-to-normal week. I have approached my recovery very cautio ... Read on »
Reflections on Running by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today is a great day. For one, I successfully ran 10 miles yesterday, my first double digit run since November and I spent 4 of those glorious miles outside on the bike p ... Read on »
Climbing Back Up The Ladder by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Being injured is a lot like falling off a ladder. You may only fall down a few rungs or your ass might hit the ground. Either way, eventually you find yourself climbing b ... Read on »
On Being Back by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hello there! Nice to see you again. After taking a five week break from blogging and nearly an eight week break from running I'm happy to be back doing both again! I ... Read on »
How Many Pills Does It Take To Get a Runner Going? by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running As I deal with this knee thing, every day I'm constantly questioning what I can do to get better and stronger. This of course includes resting and icing and working out o ... Read on »
Rehoboth Beach Marathon: Spectator Report by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Confession: I was actually signed up to run this race. I know, I know. Its only three weeks after JFK. Stupid, right? I was actually hoping to decide about signing u ... Read on »
A Running Q&A by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Just because I'm not running doesn't mean I can't talk running. A runner's survey has been floating around the blogosphere the past few days. I swiped it from this girl . ... Read on »
Is It Worth It? by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I've been doing a lot of thinking since running JFK two and a half weeks ago. I'm still dealing with knee pain. I tried running 3 miles on Monday and it started to ache a ... Read on »
November 2012 in Review by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 11 months down, one to go! Mileage Recap A year ago - November 2011: 148 January : 181.21 February : 86.84 March : 6 April : 89.5 ... Read on »
High Word Count Not High Mileage by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So I'm having some knee issues. Surprisingly (or fittingly) its not the knee I effed up at JFK and continued to run 40+ miles on . That knee feels great. It's the left kn ... Read on »