Well this Sunday marked the 13th week anniversary since I did my heroic splits. It has been easing & in the past few weeks I have even managed a small (300m) run on the treadmill. This pulled, but wasn't as bad as before. I was told that this injury would take a long time to get better & boy were they right. Nearly 3 months have passed & it's driving me mad!!
As I have mentioned on previous entries, I have managed to be able to spin & use the cross trainer & yesterday I went out on my bike, over a usual hilly route just to see what it was like. I'm pleased to report that I managed to do the 20 odd mile ride relatively pain free, which is encouraging news as I have a place in the London 100miler in August. This is a legacy of the Olympics & it's a 100 mile race on closed roads using the Olymipc route. We only go up Box Hill once, but have to endure the horrors of Leith Hill, which is a killer. I'm aiming to finish it in around 6.5 hours.
Our 20 mile route
I may well be doing a half marathon this weekend, it's called the Moonlight Challenge & it's done at night cross country. I plan on walking it as I still can't run, but I am very much dependant on the weather. If it's too wet I won't & if it's icy I won't as I can't risk doing the splits again!!
I shall keep plugging away down the gym & have even bought myself a new pair of swimmies as I need to get back into the pool!!
Boys medium, which I think is the right size?!?!