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Post marathon post by Perry R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 18 Jun 2009 12:19am So, you already know my time and generally how I felt about it. I was especially proud of my first half, 1:35. This is the fastest half marathon I’ve ever run. Unfortunately, the weather, tired legs, and fate conspired to slow me down in the second half. That last 10K [...] Filed under: Joggling | 3 Comments » Read on »
Post Marathon Recovery Phases: R ... by Sensationally Red Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:00am Post Marathon Recovery Phases: Recovery, Resolve, Redemption, Revenge Phase 1- Taking a damn well deserved break on the couch -Immediately upon coming home from a marathon, I zonk on the couch and don't move except to go get a beer, pick up the phone, continue with my diarrhea travails, or take a stretch break so I don't turn into a post ... Read on »
Mama Marathoner’s Singing the Post Marathon Blues! by Kathy .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 5:09pm So today is Wednesday, three days post-race. I can’t help it: I’m singing the post-marathon blues! What is it? I remember this from last time! I’m feeling tired but more than that-sad in a way. I know in part it is my leg issue. I tried to run this morning to no avail, so I need to take some time off. I fast walked instead. I did three m ... Read on »
Recent Eats, My First Post-Marathon Run & An Exciting Announcement by Anne P. Posted Fri 22 Nov 2013 11:42am Hello and happy Friday! I’m so glad you guys liked the look of the Lentil & Brown Rice Herbed Salad recipe I posted yesterday! I’ve been enjoying the leftovers for lunch. On Wednesday, I enjoyed it atop some salad, with a side of oranges, sliced soccer-practice style. For dinner last night, I was inspired to bust ou ... Read on »
Post-Marathon Recovery by {lifeasa}RunningMom Posted Mon 24 Sep 2012 5:32pm First, I got to say I do not do things the normal way. Last Sunday I ran my second marathon and I pushed myself hard. If I were to follow a textbook I may have taken days off and done nothing. But that is not what I did so today I am going to outline what I have done the past week not only to keep you in the loop but to provide firm documentation ... Read on »
First Post-Marathon Run by Tim W. Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Nov 2009 10:00pm I just got back from my first Post-Marathon run following my First Marathon this past Saturday. I wasn't planning on taking this much time before my first recovery run, but my right ankle was a little sore still and I wanted to make sure that it was solid before heading out and trying anything. Sunday, the day after the marathon I ... Read on »
Kiss Post-Marathon Blues Goodbye by AbbyNYC Posted Wed 16 Nov 2011 4:24pm I ran my first marathon in New York City. It was an amazing experience that I’ll always remember and cherish. I was so excited to have finished a marathon and to have done it in New York! Me and my very first marathon medal the next morning. Yay! But I also remember being seriously bummed out as the post-marathon high wore off. What ... Read on »
Post-Marathon Running by Katherine @ Neon Blonde Runner Posted Tue 22 May 2012 8:00am I went for my second post-marathon run last night! NIGHTSHIFT:   I worked 3 nights (7pm-7am) in a row this past weekend so I was PRETTY tuckered out by the time Monday evening rolled around.  I didn't get out of bed until around 6pm. Miserable.  But I can't complain, I only work three days per week... THE RUN:   An hour after waking u ... Read on »
Post-Marathon Blues by marathonmom Posted Fri 27 Apr 2012 12:56pm 11 days since Boston and I am just feeling blah! I think it is a combination of post-marathon blues, you know that feeling that you have after working so hard for something and then it is done, starting a new job and the mental exhaustion of that, getting over being sick, a recent injury and lack of good eating for the past couple weeks. I have b ... Read on »
Post Marathon Goals and Mac n Cheese by marathonmom Posted Fri 12 Oct 2012 8:46am Just like taper madness is a real thing so is post-marathon letdown. You work so hard for so long, it takes priority many days and consumes your thoughts until race day is done, it feels as if you have lost a huge part of who you are: now what? Enjoy the time, relax, refocus and set new goals. What do you do with your extra time when not tr ... Read on »