The actual run was encouraging. Just a little tightness and stiffness above the knee in the beginning, but it felt much better once it warmed up. A few random twinges, but nothing too bad. As soon as I stopped there was a sharp pain under my knee, though. And now I keep getting twinges just walking around.
I’m icing, taking ibuprofen and hoping Thursday’s run goes better.
It never fails. Whenever I register for a race I end up with new pains to stress about. 😬
Today’s long run was about half as long as it should’ve been.
But it was pretty and we saw a small box turtle and I stopped for a swim in the rain.
Ran through a swarm of yellow jackets. Got stung twice on my leg and once on the top of my head. Very relieved to discover that I’m still not allergic.
One box turtle, one deer, one blue tailed skink, a little fall color and quite a bit of sweat.
Hill repeats in the dark.
Heard footsteps behind me twice, but nobody was there.
One toad, one snake and a stop at mile 8 to buy extra snacks.