Posts Tagged ‘Hamstring’

The Meadows is a wonderful place; an open park that divides the centre of Edinburgh from the south-side. I choose to live beside them. In most of my training runs I run round or through them. So an opportunity to take part in a race where I could almost literally fall out of bed onto […]

Not so much thrilla in Devilla, more pain in the rain. Inevitably, having carried me through the first part of marathon training with no problems, my right hamstring muscle chose to go south just before my first race for 3.5 months. So, after self-prescribed regime of rest, stretch and foam roll, I got up on […]

The first part of my training plan for the Paris Marathon went precisely how Hal Higdon would have liked it to have gone. Bring it on, I thought. A little early, as it turned out, as when embarking the second part of the plan, several life-factors conspired to rob me of energy, making each run […]