Monthly Archives February 2010

Shins Happen

Ran a difficult 9 miles a week ago in mid-day heat and it did not feel good. I didn’t expect the warmth we had – and the lack of shade along my route didn’t help. I ended up slightly dehydrated. Yesterday was a simple 6 mile run, but now the right shin is beginning to flame up. This injury has hit me every year for the past three marathons. With an eleven mile run coming up this Sunday, I hope the pain subsides quickly.

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Feeling good so far regarding my attempt to complete both the La Jolla Half and Rock N Roll Marathon this year. My 8 mile run was slow, but I was able to get through it without any problems. I have 9 this Sunday.

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