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Out of the marathon before it even starts

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webmaster | 07/11/13

I’m very sad to report the Santa Rosa Marathon is now out of the question for me.

After overcompensating with my right leg due to my IT band problem on my left leg, I did something — MRI results aren’t in yet — to my right femur.

I’ve taken too much many weeks off of the training schedule to safely train for the full marathon at this point. I’ve missed three essential long runs — 15, 16, and 17 miles each — that just can’t be made up in the month I have left before Santa Rosa.

I haven’t even gotten the OK yet to start running again. I’ve taken a nearly four-week hiatus from running. It’s horrible...


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