November 26, 2008

Running most of the big hill in my route

In past posts I've mentioned a big hill in my running route. I'm almost to the point where I run the full hill. Every two weeks, when I increase my distance, I also increase by 50 yards or so the amount of the hill that I run (I then walk the remaining distance). In another month to six weeks I should be running the whole hill.

On my return trip, I get good practice running down the hill. Going down a steep hill is more stressful on ones body than going up the hill. Especially on the knees.

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