Idiot!

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Anyone hear the one about the runner who did his back in 6 days before his marathon, filling a window box? 😦

With any luck it will be ok on the day, but it again reminded me that – as much as we take it for granted – getting to that start line intact is an achievement in itself!

(It was such a stupid injury to suffer after months of training, that I’m not even upset about it! More incredulous, stoical, and somehow more relaxed about Sunday than I thought I’d be this close to the event…)

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This week’s joke!

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Have you heard the one about the dedicated runner who, on realising the gym facilities in his hotel were inadequate, decided to have a short but vigorous burpee workout in his room?

He twisted his knee and had to limp to the restaurant, 200 yards away… 😦

Comical, but it doesn’t feel like something that will trouble me after a good night’s sleep… we’ll see!

Saturday update

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So, day before the 10k race, beautiful morning, nice little run to the gym, felt lovely, got a new programme for core, looks great, tried to walk up the stairs and I couldn’t put any weight on my right knee! WHAT?
Looks like I’m in for a long walk back, at least the sun is shining… 😦