Gorgeous day for running

I set out for my 3rd run of week 2 today. It is gorgeous today and I run by the sea which is lovely. I was nervous about this run as w2r2 hadn't been nice and left me with a sore ankle from an injury about 2 years ago. I started out (no hoody for the first time this year) and during the first few runs, I could feel my ankle beginning to get sore, but by the 4th run it was getting better. By the end, I had no pain. I'm off work today and tomorrow for half term and planning on going up the coast with my sister tomorrow. I want to start week 3 even though I know you should leave a day, but I'm back to work on Wednesday. Does anyone else run on sand? Is it very different to the pavement?

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  • Apparently it's a lot harder torun on sand, but I guess it depends how firm it is. Lucky you, living near the sea!

  • It's hard packed sand by the sea so hopefully won't be too bad! Or maybe I'll get up early and run in my normal place before going up the coast.

  • I know some others here on the site run on the beaches. I'm a pavement girl so I have no advice. :-) No matter how tempting, its important to give your body the recovery days. Even if you don't feel it, your body needs it. Have fun on the trip! Gayle

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