Hi John, I injured my achillies 5 wks before Manchester marathon last year, I missed 3 weeks training, including my final 20 miler, (I'd already run x2 20's), I still ran the marathon & got a PB, the early taper obviously worked for me.
Still not sure if I'm going to be running, but haven't received race pack yet either.
was so looking forward to this marathon & hoping for a GFA, unfortunately I have to bow out with an achllies injury, good luck to all of you running this marathon.
Thanx Barny, really looking forward to it now.
Well done invisible man, hope Manchester is easier than Bolton sounds.
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