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The Five Most Troublesome Running Injuries

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published May. 10, 2012
  • Updated Feb. 1, 2013 at 9:03 AM UTC

Are you amongst the running wounded? You’re likely suffering from one of these annoying injuries.

As mindful runners, we can take all the proper precautions to make sure that we’ll never have to worry about hurting ourselves, but the reality is that no one is immune to injury.

Let’s take a quick look at the five most common running injuries, how they manifest themselves and the best ways to treat them.

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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