Keep Your Feet Healthy While Running

36595707 S Sunset Couple Running Jogging ExcerciseAs the weather gets warmer, more and more people will go outside to participate in a popular and healthy activity; running. With this can come some foot health issues. They include: Corns and Calluses – hardened areas of skin where there is friction between the toes, feet, and shoe Blisters – open sores due to poor footwear support Ingrown toenails – toenails that have been…

Foot Care for Runners

36595707 S Sunset Couple Running Jogging ExcerciseIf you’re an experienced runner or jog on a daily basis, you know that the worst situation is when you’ve got chronic foot pain or an ankle injury. Not only do you feel pain, you might also have to stop your running routine completely to allow for healing. So to help you prevent this scenario from happening, we’ve got some tips about foot care for…

Dog Day Afternoon

2013 10 19 08 56 40Last Saturday was the weekend of the Runners World Half Marathon Festival weekend in Bethlehem, PA. Kids runs on Friday and a Half Marathon on SUnday sandwiched a day for 5K and 10K races–and a 1 mile dog run, sponsored by Eukanuba. A beautiful, brisk October morning it was, with a rising sun in the east and a setting full moon in the west. The…

Runner’s World 5K and Dog Run

2013 09 22 12 11 41It seems like a long time since I was recruited to run in the Runner’s World Half Marathon weekend–or at least the 5K—ummm, bring my dog Moose to the event to participate in the 1 mile dog run.  You see, my middle daughter, Brianne, work for a media company thathandles the account for the dog run sponsor, Eukanuba dog food. Well, we’re supporting her cause.Moose…

Running the Paul Jackson 5K

2013 09 21 08 02 43What a fun day!  Arrived early to set up our sponsor’s table with my wife, Mary, and my assistant, Audrey. The organizers couldn’t have been nicer.  Met a few of the other sponsors.  A number of people stopped by our table to pick up information and ask questions. One of my favorites was an older gentleman who came in from Staten Island.  He spoke of…

First Race in a Dog’s Age

Saturday, I’m running in my first 5K race in many years, the Paul Jackson 5K in Clark.  There will be a Clark Podiatry Center sponsor’s table set up for runners, walkers and their entourage to stop by to say hello, pick up a little educational information and ask me any questions you might have.  I’ll be there before the race and, depending on how long…

Paul Jackson 5K Race

Moose At UdOn September 21, 2013, the Paul Jackson Fund, a charity located in Westfield, N.J, will host a 5K run/2 Mile Wheelchair Friendly Walk/Kids Fun Run at Oak Ridge Park in Clark.  The charity is a fund of last resort for those in financial crisis due to long-term diasability or illness. I started training for a 5K race at the Runner’s World Half and Festival in…