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Injury Update - YES The Doctor Told Me To

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Just wanted to give a quick update for anyone who might not have already heard. I went last week for a follow-up. I was actually in a lot of pain, as much pain as when the injury began. The x-ray did not show any fractures, BUT I was told that I could still have a fracture. I will need a bone scan or MRI to completely rule out any fractures. What did show up, however,

I Registered. I Ran. I Finished

I have never been so unprepared (mentally and physically) for a race. My longest run so far was 8 miles since my injury, and that run wasn't pretty.

But I had tons of running friends running the Capital 10 Miler, and I ran it last year. I was registered, and I was going to do what I could do.

I had originally hoped for a 10:20-10:30 pace.. but... well.. that didn't happen. My stomach wasn't happy (had to stop twice for the portapotty). And I could feel the old feelings of 'discouragement' setting in mid race, but I quickly threw those thoughts out. Although I told my friends that I was running with not to wait for me, as I made my 2nd portapotty stop, they did. They ran/walked slowly until I caught up with them.
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It was much slower than last year, but
it was a finish. I feel sore, a little beat up, but so far no pain in the hamstring. Let's see what tomorrow brings. I meet with my personal trainer, and I'm hoping for a good session. I have 2 weeks until my next race - the Hershey 10K, and this race I want to actually 'race'. I know that a PR might not happen, but I still want to run it hard and give it what I've got.

We'll see...

My first race of the season is done. :)



The afternoon consisted of ice cream and compression socks.I ran in my sleeves, but I wore my socks all afternoon. I know it's my personal preference, but they definitely help me with recovery!

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