I wouldn't have said so.
I did my first Marathon in October, and was back up and running comfortably within a week. I guess everyone is different, but if you are sensible, and listen to your body you should be fine.
Does anyone have any photos of the event? There was someone taking photos just before the turn into the home straight, which would have captured people soaked to the skin and covered in mud, so he must have got some great photos!
results are up...
My god that was brutal! horizontal hail, lashing rain, loads of mud, lots of fallers, what a race to pick for my first ever cross country!
Hope everyone made it round safely. I took a couple of tumbles, but no more damage than a few scrapes and bruises.
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