ChiRunner Decreased Half-Marathon Time by 42 Minutes

February 8th, 2011

Dear Danny and Katherine,

I finished the Buffalo Half Marathon at Catalina Island in 5:12. That may seem excessively long, but I took 42 minutes off my last year's time. (I also didn't get stuck in the mud this year.) I think most of the time I gained was due to relaxing on the downhill and using my knees as shock absorbers to 'run' more fluidly thanks to your and Steve Mackel's coaching. I am trying to eat 90% vegan as per Katherine's advice to watch my diet. I am feeling more clear headed. Thank you both for sharing your expertise.

Susan D.

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A Chi Running Love Letter

A message of pure gratitude as your book on Chi Running has completely changed my running experience. In only three and a half years I've gone through patellar tendonitis (in both knees), plantar fasciitis, and many other injuries I can't even describe.

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