Sunday, August 8, 2010

The right tools

I ran 8.6 KMs today!  This is a huge first for me, an increase of almost a full kilometer.  I'm working up to a 10K at the end of August, and am happy to be making progress.

Post-run, though, my knee began really aching - a reminder that I need to upgrade my tools.  Specifically, I need to buy new runners - it's been about a year since my last pair (probably at least 3 months too long) and now I'm starting to feel the ache in response.

The pain didn't last, but it was really just a quick reminder that, though I like to think I can do just about anything, the right tools, the right support and the right mindset put together make all the difference.

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