Sounds similar to sciatic pain.If you sit down with your back straight and try and straighten your leg can you feel something pulling down the back of your thigh?
See my post on this thread to see how I managed to control mine,
Could be Piriformis Syndrome
Thats where a nerve gets squeezed by the Piriformis Muscle - I had it for years but exercises helped just google it you will get lots of stuff to help
Could be your hamstring, I had this quite badly and turns out my hamstring was strained through overwork (technique out of wack). Maybe see how it goes and go to a fizz if it gets worse, i did lots of stretching and was given a lot of strengthening exercises to do.
strengthening seem the way to go, what as recomended to yourself for this could it also be a result of the wrong trainers?
I'm with 3.30 or bust on this one. Piriformis syndrome sounds possible, and it can have lots of causes, including wrong trainers, not stretching enough, and doing too much too soon. A quick google will bring up lots of info and treatment suggestions. I suffered with it on and off for ages, but it is sortable.
Oh, and that's a pretty smart time for a first 10k off a couple of month's training. Well done, and don't give up!
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