Post-Marathon: Recover your Running Mojo

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And if the race didn't go to plan...

Find the positives

“It's all part of the rich tapestry of running. It may have been a lack of hydration, incorrect training, excessive performance anxiety, hot temperatures, poor race strategy etc. It's easy to be downcast as a novice when these sorts of thing happen, but it's important experience to get under your belt, and will make you appreciate the good days even more… In time you'll come to look back at it as a useful experience and you might even treasure the memory. It's a victory of sorts to even keep on going when everything's going wrong.” Forumite Broadsword Calling Danny Boy

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Gained a new pb by 34 minutes, even though i missed out on a four hour race, i was only 17 mins away. I just need to find that miracle solution to overcome the mental barrier, hitting the wall at 23 miles, resorting to a run walk for a short period.

 Had a proper run last night, six gentle miles, legs feeling fine. Frimley 10k a sunday week.


Posted: 27/04/2012 at 10:52

I have just completed my first marathon and feel fine? how long should I rest before I start to training again. 
Posted: 30/04/2012 at 13:36

Did you run manchester or London. The official line is 1 day for 1 mile recovery, but if you run on a regular basis then take a week out go for a gentle run see how the legs and body feel. And just re introduce slightly longer runs over the next two or three weeks.
Posted: 30/04/2012 at 18:25

You may feel fine Fergy but the damage goes quite deep. Gently does it just light jogging and plenty of stretching, slowly building back to strong and fully healed legs. I did Paris a fortnight ago and am now Starting to feel ready for some efforts.
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