After my bank holiday Monday 10k forest run I developed an uncomfortable hip pain and my knees were tender, this is the second time this has happened after a 10k run. Not wanting to over do things but trusting that I could run this off as before, I decided to go for a gentle 5k on the Wednesday and was absolutely fine during the run, but the pain came back later that day. During Thursday the uncomfortable feeling intensified to a shooting pain from my hip right down to my ankle. Luckily we had hired a hot tub for a celebration so I have been making the most of this every evening and rested for four days with no further incidents. I went out this Monday and did a very slow and gentle 30 minute run/walk, followed today by a slow and gentle 4.5k run and have been fine on both occasions but what now? My heart wants to attempt a 10K again tomorrow or Saturday, my head says do another week of easy 5k's. What do you suggest?
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