Run
  • 45m 31s
  • 5.00 miles
  • 09m 06s /Mi
Sport
  • Tennis
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2 hours playing tennis with my son - he can still kick my butt!!!

Very easy recovery run, to see if my foot was going to turn into a serious injury or not.  Thankfully, it did not give me any trouble.

I walked about a mile or so at lunchtime on Tuesday, the day after my 24 mile run.  By the time I got back to the office I was limping... By that evening I could barely put weight on it.

The next day it felt better, so I thought I would try a short run on the treadmill... I lasted about 3/4 of a mile and the pain shut me down.

This little episode reinforced to me how important it is to rest the day (or two) after a long run.

I'll try a little longer run tomorrow, and if everything is still OK, then hopefully get back on schedule next week.   The absolute last thing I want to do is propogate an injury, 5 weeks out from my marathon.

Run
  • 09m
  • 1.00 miles
  • 09m /Mi
Easy treadmill run to try to recover.  Ankle really hurt by the end of the mile.

Rest day....
Run
  • 4h 09m
  • 24.40 miles
  • 10m 12s /Mi

Long, long, long run today.  First three hours were pretty easy, other than the frigging 20 mile per hour headwind, and 35 degree temperatures....  The last hour and 9 minutes were pretty close to torture, as my legs were TIRED!!

Took a few walk breaks, but I finished that damned run. 

One last long run in a couple of weeks, and it's MARATHON TIME, Baby.

 

Run
  • 26m 24s
  • 3.07 miles
  • 08m 36s /Mi
Easy recovery run, after yesterday's race.  Just trying to loosen everything up, to get ready for my 24 mile run tomorrow.... 

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