Do I , Do I not?

That is a question many athletes ask when you get injured. Last week, I had hard fast run but decided to do some running drills which put my left Sacroiliac joint and hip out. Took a couple of days off, iced, stretched then try to run on Sunday. Well that run turned into a lot of pain within first.25 mile.

I have 1/2 marathon in 10 days which now the question is do I or don’t do the race.  This year, I have been plagued with tight left gluteus medius all year. I know I can do the bike on trainer and swim without any problems which is great. It is the off-season for triathletes. Now it is to think about long-term. Our ultimate goal is to be healthier and faster. With that goal in mind I am not doing the half marathon but focus getting better and stronger.

Thanks Shalane Flanagan for opening my eyes to see the future. Girls Run the World!

Published by Pam Houck

Work in the health industry as personal trainer, running and multi-sport coach. As an athlete with celiac disease and asthma, I don't let it limit me to compete in road races and triathlons.

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