Anyway, so far, the only thing that's bothering me is that tendon on the top of your foot that hurts when you tie your shoe laces too tight. Oddly, it didn't hurt during or after the race. I think this may be a tourism injury, but it even hurts (indeed especially hurts) when I swim. Oh well, I'm viewing it as a short term enforcer of recovery. Hopefully it will run its course shortly, because I'm itching to run over that bridge again. Did I mention, it bounces!
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Okay, so when is it safe to start running again after a marathon? The common wisdom is to give it a week. I've started right up again with no ill effects, and I've been surprised by lurking injuries a week or two out. So far, I'm being careful. Tuesday and Wednesday of last week were spent walking all over Rome. This seemed to help keep things loose. Friday, Saturday and Monday, I did light spin workouts, and swam. Sunday I just swam. Okay, I admit it, on Friday I also took a two mile run to check out this awesome addition to my running options, but that doesn't really count, right?