No one has mentioned Aspirin? I have been giving it a go recently to good effect, it improves the blood flow to the sore bits.
Ibuprofen before a race is now considered a big no go...
Many years ago someone at work told me about a great local race, I dragged my son out with me. I thought I was still fit from many years of hard training..... many years before
Result? Not last but I finished with some well built ladies wearing balloons
It was a good job there was not a cliff to jump off nearby.
I now expect to finish in the top 10% of any race I enter, have numerous top 10 placings and can run most of a marathon in your half marathon time
This is through years of regular training 3 times(ish) a week trying to avoid injury!
A top Marathon runner once said something like winning Marathons is easy; just run 100+ miles a week for 8 years... simple! There are no short cuts to success in my experience!
Taunton Marathon is a good PB course, not too far from you and in early April
Whereabouts in the country are you thinking? And when; soon?
Thanks for keeping us informed; at least you have a trigger for your ?SVT some people just get it with no apparent trigger. Good luck!
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