Injury Update

Injury Update

A week after the 100km de la Somme and it’s time for an injury update. I wrote a few days back about the pain I had in my left foot and the tendons around my foot. I didn’t remember turning the foot or putting any strange pressure on it during the race...
100K: Injury

100K: Injury

I’ve been reasonably lucky with injuries this year and have managed the couple of problems I have had without too much trouble. Coming out of the 100km de la Somme on the weekend, though, I found myself with a strain or sprain that will need a few days or more...
Staircase Summits

Staircase Summits

I’m not running right now but I am thinking about running, in particular about running the 2018 Ultra Boucle de la Sarra. There are really two key difficulties in that race: the ascent of the Nicolas de Lange staircase, and the descent of the Piste de la Sarra....
Tibialis Anterior Tendon Inflammation

Tibialis Anterior Tendon Inflammation

Tibialis Anterior Tendon Inflammation. Or, in other words,¬†ouch. It seems to me that, after some research and reading, the most likely explanation for the injury I have in my left leg is an inflamed tendon. Here’s what the Sports Injury Clinic has to say about...
UBS 24 II: This Time It’s Serious

UBS 24 II: This Time It’s Serious

OK, I’ll admit the title of this blog post over-sells it a little but, as for this year, I signed up on Day 1 of registration for the Ultra Boucle de la Sarra 24 Hour race and I’m really going to be looking forward to running it. It will mark the third...