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Hi all

Graduated 5k at Xmas and have been plagued with calf injury since!! 

This last week I have slowed my run down and run for longer and my legs have much preferred this! 

I've managed two 8.5k runs in past 5 days so hoping it won't be long til I crack that 10k!

Sarah x

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Well done SarahFox , just be careful with your longer runs , don't do  to many to close together 

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Ur right, I can get carried away when runs are going well.

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It is addictive  ☺especially when you have good runs 

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It is... fortunately I am trying to be sensible... after years of not being :)

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Fab progress there Sarah.  I agree about the long runs at this stage though. A good pattern is two shorter 5k's and a longer run each week. Gradually increase distance keeping to 10% rule. You don't want those calves protesting again! Good luck!

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I agree :)

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Look after your calves!  Strengthen them over time ☺  You'll get there soon if you're already at 8.5 k.  Just go steady using the 10% increments and you'll be there before you know it.  In the scheme of things it's not a long time at all.  We just think it is ☺

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I treat my calves better than I treat my kids these days!!  

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Ha ha Sarah ! That is funny ! :-)

Yep keep on looking after those calves . I'm addicted to the longer runs too now . They seem to suit me better xxx

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