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449 Views 0 Replies Latest reply: May 15, 2013 7:02 PM by Woody100
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May 15, 2013 7:02 PM

A little rest from summer months?



During the summer months I don’t plan to enroll in races, my first race after summer period will be Sept 29 (a 10 miler) , i want to give my knees, ankles, etc.; a  break during the hot Texas months. I have run 10 half marathons and 2 marathons + few short races over a year and half period.


However, I don’t want to be too much out of shape so  I am currently running 7-10 miles per week.  My weigh is 166 pounds and I am 5’9


My question is: do you recommend taking a break from running (meaning not running at all), if so,  for how long?  Or do you recommend i maintain easy weekly runs like 7-10 miles? 



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