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February 21, 2020

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Location:

U of A

Member Since:

May 16, 2015

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

teen PR's:

11.8 100m(2017)

4:46 mile(2015)

15:14 3 mile(2017)

26:40 8k(2016)

 

highest mileage week: 200(Nov 2019)

highest mileage month: 553.5(Aug 2019)

longest 100+ mile week streak: 13(June-Sept 2019)

Personal:

21 year-old honors student at University of Alabama. Ran my first half marathon in 2010, been hooked ever since. Also employed as a PCT at DCH hospital in Tuscaloosa. Been (mostly) vegan for about a year and a half

No citizen has a right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training, what a disgrace it is for a man to grow old without ever seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable of - Plato

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Miles:This week: 67.00 Month: 289.00 Year: 601.00
Saucony Type A6 Lifetime Miles: 223.10
Fast Lifetime Miles: 414.75
Nike Vomero 10 Pink Lifetime Miles: 537.45
OG Vic Lifetime Miles: 17.00
Pegaroos 36 Lifetime Miles: 949.00
Pegaroos Pair 2 Lifetime Miles: 715.50
Pegarusalem #4 Lifetime Miles: 624.00
Fly's Lifetime Miles: 4.00
Structures Lifetime Miles: 27.00
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so about 30 minutes after my PM 10 the left knee started to get sorer(?) and sorer. nothing worse than last friday night, but about on par. its mild enough that i could run on it, but i think it’ll get worse. i barely feel it after waking up which is good. i didn’t feel it at all after my AM 5, so my two takeaways are 1.) it needs a few more days to fully recover(hopefully just that since 2 days off nearly did the trick) and 2.) i’ll probably need to ramp training back up a bit slower. obviously i’m frustrated, this isn’t the most inopportune time but with about 12 weeks until the 5k i was planning on peaking for, it’s not great. i’ll take today completely off, cross train and do some upper body lifting thursday and friday and try again on saturday or sunday. 

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Comments
From Mike on Fri, Jan 24, 2020 at 06:19:57 from 168.213.5.162

Dude, tough news, but you're smart to be cautious. I wish I could tell myself at a younger age to take that approach. You're doing a great job.

From Eugene on Fri, Jan 24, 2020 at 09:58:30 from 104.189.16.160

thanks Mike, that means a lot. definitely going stir crazy this week. good luck with the 5k this weekend!

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