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Oct 1, 2010 7:33 PM

Will My knees ever get better with hills?

Question....I've recently started doing trail running/ hiking with lots of downhill running that involve some pretty steep hills as I live in a mountainous state. I've added this to my regular running, so that I am alternating between hiking/trail running one day and then road running one day. My problem is that my knees are KILLING me! I have had my feet casted for running orthotics and my physical therapist that did my orthotics said that my shoes are fine.

Is this "normal" in the beginning when I suddenly add something like hills to my training routine? Will the pain go away or should I give up the hills for good??

Anyone have any experience with this or advice?

Thanks in advance!!

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