Posts by Amy Van Alstine

The Comeback Runner

  I did everything to a “t”, yet here I was with another injury. It seems it’s parading itself around, mocking me with each sensation of pain. “Hey! You’re not allowed to stay here,” I say. But it’s too late. It’s already decided it’s going to stay with me for about two-four months. I feel my…
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The Red Zone: Tracking Your Period

Today’s the day, it’s race day. You’ve planned for this for months. You’ve had, for the most part, great workouts and kept the interruptions to a minimum. The preparation has been almost perfect, if that exists. You’re feeling confident. It’s a crisp 55 degrees, no wind and the course is looking delightfully fast.  You pull…
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