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...
A Little Pain

A Little Pain

So last night I mentioned I was feeling a little twinge of pain in my left leg. I thought a night of rest would make it feel a little better but, alas, I have woken up this morning and it is still there. To be honest, it wasn’t hurting a lot during the run and I...
Family Circuit

Family Circuit

The last weekend¬†living in our current apartment – the move is on next weekend so we’ll be sort of between two apartments for a couple of days, I guess – and we decided to head out and enjoy the sunshine. As I’m still taking it easy on my calf,...
Sunday Stroll

Sunday Stroll

As running was out of the question today – the calf was still biting a little from yesterday’s aborted effort – I decided to keep things moving with an afternoon walk. I was in a good mood as I had just watched Alberto Contador dance his way into the...
Dammit

Dammit

After taking five days off from running after Sunday’s painful calf injury¬†I wanted to get back into things slowly this morning. I was planning to do something short – 5km, maybe half an hour maximum – just to get moving again and ease my lower leg...