theHardRunner's Quest for the Perfect Run

My quirky world of running, fitness and sometimes healthy living. Never, never stop running!

iPhone Apps for Runners

So, my next marathon is this Sunday in New York and I started packing on Monday.  I packed early as a way to help me work through those little jitters you start getting this close to a race.  It gave me time to think about all the people and groups who contributed to a pretty successful training season for me, as well.  Then I remembered the neat training apps I have on my iPhone that helped to keep my training on track.  I have three I use just about everyday.

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Splints for Plantar Fasciitis


If you know me you know two things…I call my self the hard runner because it is so hard for me to run.  You also probably know that I suffered from plantar fasciitis for more than 4 years.  My left foot suffered from 2006 to 2008 after wearing flat racing shoes on the track one morning and then the next morning tripping over a curb and twisting my foot.  During that time I tried everything.

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