I am not running at the moment but I assume they'll offer International sub's again so should I (UNLIKE MOST TIMES) be fit and healthy next spring... I don't seem to have flogged my sim card or currency yet.
Quite agree re painkillers.. ahem... I seem to have a "do as I say, not as I do" tshirt here... Smells like it was worn for most of a long hot race.
Notice someone is setting up a Liverpool to Manchester ultra next March. Anyone know more re likely route, how runnable "managed trail" is etc? FRC?
Anyone is lowrez!
Danirr, I am now being "sensible" and staying off the running. Have a discount gym membership and go aquajogging there with a mate recovering from a stress fracture ... Must find some "what to do with a kettle bell" stuff on YouTube. So my running should be FAB. I must go and wave the knee at my (running) GP at some point and get official advice, now it's been long enough that the underlying issue rather than going 55 miles on it is the problem
If your work hours aren't too odd it's worth tracking down a local running club and/or the local parkrun. Why, I hear you ask... well then you have a ready-made group of people who have done all sorts of things in their time (quite a few of them will have gone from scratch like you're doing now) and human nature being what it is, anyone asking for advice will ... certainly get it Some of it will even be useful (just off the top of my head, things like...
"How old are those shoes?" "You'm shoes be too small, boy!" "Oh I always go and see ..." [insert argument which mentions all the local physios, sports massage people, etc etc] "... when my shins 'go'" "frozen peas!" "vaseline!" "Don't do " [insert name of race] " it's crap, four people got lost last year and they ran out of of medals, come and do " [insert name of other race] "with us!"