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Old 05-06-2012, 01:20 AM   #1346 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Sara750S View Post
I have decided to do a month at the gym as road running made my hip hurt but that doesnt mean I wont rule out running on road one day !
Sara, do you have nonpaved trails available in your area? I've found that the uneveness of a trail helps me avoid the repetative discomfort of running on relatively flat pavement.

Soooo, yup even though I have to skip many workouts/runs in the last few weeks I ran an awesome 10 mile race today. All hills, either up or down, and at 5000 feet elevation. I am guessing that I was very well rested and that since my overall fitness is really good, the combo gave me lots of energy to complete the race with a big PR.
5'4" 55yr

2.5 years, 45 pounds later... 128ish pounds
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