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  Use a treadmill/dreadmill – no serious runner wants to run on the dreadmill but most hotels have one and it is convenient. Try committing to a couple of miles every day just to keep some semblance of your training going. Contact a local running club – a quick Google search will find some local […]

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Potato Chip Rock

  Poway Potato Chip Rock Run (Option…do it on a full moon)   You begin this run from Blue Sky Ecological Reserve, which is located off Espola Rd. in Poway. There is a good size parking lot located here. The first 1¼ miles are relatively flat and actually quite shaded so even in the summer […]

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Greg Billington is an amazing athlete.  He is the number one ranked American in Triathlon and short of a disaster will be representing the USA in Rio De Jeneiro in the 2016 Olympics.  Not only is Greg a spectacular athlete but he is coached by one of the best, Paulo Sousa.  Given this you would […]

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DrRunco@sdri.net

    Running injuries have long been associated with biomechanical factors such as excessive impact forces and excessive pronation.  Recently, many so called experts have made a giant leap of faith and proclaimed that heel-toe running has more impact forces than forefoot running and therefore must cause more injuries.  In fact, these reports are erroneous. […]

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I woke up at 3:00 am the morning of the PCT 50 Mile Ultramarathon and decided to break one of the oldest rules in long distance running. I wore a brand new pair of shoes, right out of the box. A completely untested, never used pair of Merrell shoes that have just been introduced to […]

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  “Choosing the Right Brand of Athletic Tape / Kinesiotape” There are many different types of sports tape/ kinesiotape on the market today.  Years ago “White Athletic Tape” was the gold standard in the athletic training world.  As of recently, that tape had been replace by new and improved “Kinesiotape” or “K-tape”.  This new tape […]

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http://sdri.net/services/physical-rehabilitation/intro-to-proper-foam-roller-technique-and-stick-self-massage/ Do you have a foam roller?  Do you even use it or know how to properly use it?  A foam roller allows you to do self massage on your own body, on your own time and at a location of your choosing.  In order for a self massage to be effective you have to […]

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Eat Dirt

http://sdri.net/?p=8184     In 2014 my friend Harv took down the Oriflamme Canyon 50K.  This is for all of you that run long distance….enjoy

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Stairway to Heaven Angel

2015 Dirt Devil Racing Season http://www.dirtdevilracing.com/2015-racing-schedule/ The 2015 race season is upon us!  I am pleased to announce that our kickoff race, Foxy Half Marathon and 5K is open for registration  http://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=31007 The Foxy Half Marathon is the first half marathon of the 4 part half marathon series.  You can run Foxy solo or as […]

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Start your run across from Clairemont Town Center on Lakehurst Drive.  There is a trail head at the end of Lakehurst.  Drop down Keller Canyon enjoying all of the single track and footbridges.  The trail will lead you to the East parking area of Marian Bear Park on Clairemont Mesa Blvd.  Head east towards the […]

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Trail of the Week/T.O.W September 12th, 2014 Brought to you by Dirt Devil Racing www.Dirtdevilracing.com Trail Map: http://tpks.ws/7UOR Start your run at in Sorrento Valley and head east through the Canyon.  Take your first river crossing at “Wagon Wheel Crossing” and hang a right on the north side of the river so you are still […]

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   www.sdri.net           I could write a whole book on common wives tales that some doctors will tell you to detract you from running, like that it will screw up your knees, enlarge your heart to a dangerous size and cause premature bone related issues like osteoporosis. However there is tons of literature to be […]

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