Friday, 30 March 2012

......1 step forward, 2 steps back!!!!

MK Marathon 2012 - "Men in Tights" - Week 12 of 16 - Day 6

Well, what can I say........Goal for this Sunday was 15 miles.
With all good intentions, we left fully hydrated, pre-carb meal the night before, but
only managed 13 miles before Mr A was suffered a left calf strain, .....again!!!
This is a real major setback given we only have 4 weeks to go. However, this will not
deter us from completing the marathon. It does however mean a change to our existing
program and probably entails us running 5 times a week once recovered from the injury.

It's demoralising, but better now than the week before the marathon. At least we have
recovery time before the big day. The physio (big thanks to Campbell at re-leaf mk) worked
his magic the best he could, and had us in serious pain during the massage but all for the
right reasons. We need rest, recovery and then need to come back fighting for the final

As you may have seen, we've selected our 2 charities which are:
   o Cancer research
   o Diabetes UK

We'd be immensely grateful if you could find a few coppers to sponsor us for these very
worthy causes at the link below and please do leave your name:

A massive thanks has to Bob Harrar and Tracey Moran for being the first to donate, we
really appreciate it.

So, on with the training for the next few weeks. It's been a recovery week but intend
to get back to the gym for cardio and machine work for the next 5 days before hitting the
road again.

Many thanks for all the support and we won't let you down so please support us however you

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