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running update

with one comment running comeback has been coming along well. After a hard time with a very sore knee from crowned roads in January, a month off to heal, then back walking, I managed five weeks in a row over forty miles per week. Then I had a fabulous session, clipping along repeats, that made me feel I’d be racing again soon. My goal has been to complete a half marathon in the fall. Alas, my left foot was very sore at the end of the session, caused by shoes with a rigid flange that pressed in my achilles with each step.

Now I’m building back up again, running three miles each morning and ready to do more.

The photo is Sammy Wanjiru winning the 2008 Beijing Olympic Marathon in a record 2:06:32.


Written by john

August 4, 2009 at 3:54 pm