Training

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…
Read More

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…
Read More

Run Like McMillan Series: Sean Baker

This is the first article in the Run Like McMillan series, a series of profiles on McMillan athletes.  It started out as a twin thing.  Sean Baker’s twin brother was a state cross-country and track champion their sophomore year of high school, and the coach wanted another Baker.  “He’d say ‘Hey Suzie, I’m still waiting…
Read More