Go very very slowly ... be prepared for a long walk.
Call it a day and train properly next time.
Can you defer your entry to 2012? Unless you carried it over. If you not at all confident anddo not want to risk the injury recurring. Might be best to defer. At least you have time to rebuildyourself back properly.
Running a marathon especially recovering from injury is a dodgy one. You haven't trainedfor 3 weeks. Fitness-wise you should be ok. But its the calf. You might feel its in the bestshape, but you can run Brighton and that injury could reappear. Even if you run/walk.Unless you done any running since recovery will depend how your legs feel. If it feels ok,then you could run/walk the marathon and see as you go along. If the legs feel tired orabit heavy, then think what 26.2 miles will be doing. Its your body, your decision. But best of luck whatever you do.
Deferring sucks but it is the sensible thing to do in these circumstances.
Otherwise, you need to plan a walk-run strategy. If that's the way you've been forced to train then there's no point planning to run your way around 26 miles.
I would defer, I did a mara in 2008 that I hadn't been able to train properly for and it was crap. No achievement, a shit day and felt crap for weeks afterwards.
If you've planned a run walk strategy all along, fine, but be honest what's the point of doing the race if you can't do it well by your own standards?
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