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May 8, 2014

Injured


Yes, I ran yesterday and it was a fun run but unfortunately it was also a test to see if I injured myself at the Novi Half marathon.  It looks like I did so I'll be taking a break until my next half marathon, Back to the beach, on May 18th.  Yeah, it's not ideal to take that much time off then run a half but that's the plan.  From what I can tell, I've pulled a adductor(muscle in the inner thigh) and it might take some time to heal.  Even if I have to walk the half, I'm doing it.

Until then, you can find me in the corner crying.

Have a great day and....Keep Running!!!!(except me)

4 comments:

  1. Oh no! Hope you heal quickly!

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  2. I had that happen on Thanksgiving 4.5 miles into a 10K. It came out of nowhere and I came to a halt right there and limped along very slowly for the rest of the race. Millions of people were passing me and I just wanted to cry! I was so upset because I was running really good and was on pace to break my PR! I was even beating my friend, GIlbert, who I can never quite beat and he passed me too. Anyway, I'm sure you've done some googling and have found some stretches. I don't remember now what stretches I did but I'm sure you have probably already looked into it and have found advice. I didn't at all run for a week and then was very careful for another week. I was right back to training for the half I did in January but I was super paranoid for a few weeks and sometimes I think I even imagined that area hurting! (I was training for a vacation half in January for which I had registered, bought airplane tickets and booked an expensive hotel room and I didn't want any thing messing up my vacation!)
    I had been planning to participate in Runner's World's holiday streak that they were posting all over Facebook - run at least one mile every day between Thanksgiving and New Years - my streak was over before it even started.
    It sounds like yours wasn't as bad as mine since you weren't brought to an immediate halt so hopefully yours will heal within a week like mine did. You just ran a half so you're trained for one and I'm sure you will not have a problem running the next one as long as this heals and I'm sure it will!

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  3. That sucks. Rest up my friend.... and take it easy on the half.

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  4. Sorry to hear that, I'm also I little injured, and will be seeing a physio on Monday!!!

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