Run
  • 46m 04s
  • 5.00 miles
  • 09m 13s /Mi
Run out in the almond orchards, in the dark.  Pretty stiff from all the Basketball, but worked those issues out.

Run
  • 17m
  • 2.00 miles
  • 08m 30s /Mi
Sport
  • Basketball
  • -----

2 hours of Basketball in Princeton - practicing for the Alumni Bball game this Friday.

Two mile run to warm up before basketball practice.

Run
  • 1h 16m 25s
  • 8.29 miles
  • 09m 13s /Mi
Sport
  • Basketball
  • -----

2 hours of Basketball, playing against kids 1/3 my age!!!

Yea, another succesful run - with no pain or other issues.  I'll take a short day tomorrow, and be back on track the rest of the week.

Run
  • 45m 31s
  • 5.00 miles
  • 09m 06s /Mi
Sport
  • Tennis
  • -----

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.

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