I am a little hurt right now. That pains me to admit it. That ‘Worst Run Ever’; is still haunting me. If you remember, I raced a 5 miler on a Saturday and then did a 22 miler that was supposed to be at 7:30 pace. The prior week I had nailed a 20 miler at 7:2x pace and felt strong at the end. I was firing on all cylinders.
Well, after that ‘Worst Run Ever,’ I felt a lot of pain in my left leg (ITB). I took a complete day off, but just one. I attempted to run an 8 mile tempo the next day. That run was going great until some pain started creeping back into the left leg. I ran 5 miles of the tempo at the correct pace, slowed dramatically and did a run / walk for the last 2.3 miles.
I was hurt.
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