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Very successful running week

Sunday, October 06, 2013

A very good running week for me as I slowly get back into ideal running condition. A total of 12 miles, ran Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, so a good test of the Achilles tendon. No issues! I'm right around a 10 minute mile, obviously want t lower that, but I promised myself I would get there slowly and not reinjure the tendon.

Pretty sure I am going to run in the "Panther 5K Run/Walk" on 10/26, which benefits our local high school's AFROTC. The run is at one our local country clubs which I have not been to before, so in addition to running I'll definitely check out green fees, course layout, etc. A 10/26 date gives me 3 more weeks to get ready to run my first timed race in over 4 months.

Happy Sunday everyone. GO BRONCOS!!
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PMRUNNER 10/6/2013 8:07PM

    Way to go! I irritated my Achilles in May and it took a while before I was able to get back to the same mileage. I am still working on getting back up to speed.

Stay healthy and keep up the recovery!

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MOBYCARP 10/6/2013 7:58PM

    12 miles per week is plenty of base to prepare for a 5K. Train well, go easy enough that you don't re-injure the Achilles tendon, and have fun!

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CHUBRUB3 10/6/2013 12:57PM

    Your doing wonderful Patrick!
Wouldn't even know you had an injury. I am sidelined a bit with the running aspect as my toes have been hammered and my nails falling off. This is not fun for a lady with an image to upkeep. LOL!
Anyhow I am keeping busy and loving my boxing and other classes.
Take care and keep running!
hugs,
Angela


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5BADDOGS 10/6/2013 11:27AM

    Wonderful news! So happy to hear you are recovering from your injury and are able to get back out there and run!

I've finally reached a weight where my knees will let me run 3-5 miles 2-3 times a week without patellar pain. I'm still really slow, but it feels SO GOOD to be able to even run at all! Oh endorphin high, how I've missed you.....

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