(Re)Learning How to Walk

It all started with a POP, POP, POP, THUD. The burst of heat that shot north and south of my knee felt like an unexpected chem lab explosion—by the time I hit the ground I was already curled up in the fetal position. Falling to the grass and screaming is …

Running into Danger

I received an email through the website this week from a Brooklyn high schooler interested in promoting running safety: Dear RunDaddio, I’m currently studying at Brooklyn Academy High School. In my health class we were asked to raise awareness of running safety in the area. I found your website while searching …

Toe Condoms

So I went to the foot doctor last summer to have him look at my poor toes. I was deep in another 16-week marathon training cycle and once again my feet were a wreck. As I’d learned in previous cycles, all them sixteen- and twenty-mile training runs had made a …