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545 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Apr 7, 2012 12:38 PM by BOSNPM RSS
LucyLovesRunning Rookie 3 posts since
Mar 25, 2012
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Apr 7, 2012 10:57 AM

Tapering blues!

Hi everyone..I'm due to run a marathon in exactly 1 week tomorrow. Training has been going OK up until tapering. I seem to have a new pain in my legs/bum/hips every run I go on and feel genrally stiff and out of breath even after a measly 5 miler!

 

I thought maybe this feeling would go away but my legs just seem to be tight and stiff and I am lathargic on my runs and it feels like im hauling two bits of deadwood for legs around. I don't understand whats going on and I starting to seriously doubt whether I can complete the marathon when I can barely get round 5 miles. I'm going crazy trying to think whats going on??

 

Would much appreciate any advice on this or if anyone has had anything similar? Thanks in advance :-)

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