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Advice please

Ok l really want to keep running every other day so lm due to run tomorrow but...... lm doing a park run on Saturday so should l not run tomorrow or just do a gentle 2 km tomorrow morning to keep me going ? dilemma πŸ€” it’s normally what shall we have for dinner πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ thanks guys x

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Nearly all my parkrun PBs have come after a break from running for a few days, so I always err on the side of extra rest rather than extra miles on legs if I am chasing a good performance. If you are just going to parkrun for a gentle run about, then I suppose it doesn't matter much.

It is often cited that you should be running regularly for a year or more before you consider running on consecutive days.

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Many thanks will take your advice and rest up. πŸ‘πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

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That was information I wanted to know - how experienced you should be before running on consecutive days. Thanks Tim.

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I second that! Take an extra rest day then you'll be at your best for your Parkrun.

Good luck on Saturday ... happy running!

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Yeh going to follow advice and wait till park run thank you πŸ‘πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

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If it was me, I would have an extra day of rest. I often have a better run after an extra day off and I also think it is not worth risking injuries.

Enjoy your Park run ! I am hoping to start doing those in a few weeks - my current goal. πŸ˜ƒ

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Rest... and just run on Saturday!

PS

Some griddled salmon...crushed lemon potatoes and a winter salad would be good for dinner:)

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Are there no end to your talents !! πŸ˜‚πŸ‘

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I’ve got a charity run on Saturday 😬 with Run Club.... last run was Wednesday evening.... resting my legs till then 😘good luck on your runπŸƒπŸ½β€β™€οΈ

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Thank you running Saturday πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ‘

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I agree with all of the advice that you have been given. If I am doing the Parkrun on Saturday I try to do my other runs on Monday and Wednesday so that I have 2 days rest before the Parkrun. That seems to work best for me. Good luck on Saturday, hope it goes well.

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Thank you I’ve not run this morning πŸ˜₯ but going for it tomorrow πŸ‘ŠπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈx

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