Post-Marathon: Recover your Running Mojo

Blitz post-marathon blues and find your next running challenge



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Set new targets

A few weeks after the race, set yourself a new challenge or goal – and put your last event down to experience.

"Your running career isn't about one race, use disappointment to fuel your next success," says sports psychologist Neal Bowes (simplypg.com).

Find out five more ways to put negative race experiences firmly behind you.

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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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