Thanks brer - made appointment with GP for next Thursday, although I'm still hopeful that it might have improved by then - I understand bruised bones can take a while to heal. If it's no better by next Thursday I'll ask the GP (who I know has done a few races, so I'm hoping he'll be sympathetic!) to just refer me - I've got BUPA cover through work, so hopefully that will speed things up if needs be. No plans/targets until I'm 100%, although one of my goals next year were the World trail champs which are being held down the road from me in Betws-y-Coed
brer - if I could run I would, although would have been mindful (& respectful) that if I had have been able to run but nowhere near my best it would not have been fair on the team and, in particular, the reserve(s) who, like me, would have done anything to wear the red vest!?
Good stuff RJ & br. All the best with the rest of the races - 5 in 9 days!!!??? Bonkers!
My legs were not happy with me doing the Betws trail race so soon after Snowdonia. Not helped by the heavy fall I had going across a wooden walk way - carried on to the finish, but I haven't run since - looks like I've badly bruised near the top of my tibia bone. Unfortunately not the best timing for me as I was due to make my Welsh debut in the Masters XC event in Nottingham on Saturday.
To support Jayne Lloyd, the Snowdonia marathon organiser, after her kind gesture re my Dad's 1993 race number I thought it would be a good idea to enter her Betws-y-Coed 10k trail race. Unfortunately it is today, it involves 700ft of climbing in the 1st mile (upto Llyn Elsi) and my legs do not think it is such a good idea!!