It's been a good week all around. After taking a injury break from running for 4 weeks I gingerly hit the trails for the first time on Monday.
My first outing lasted a grand total of 5 min. The pesky Achilles tendon felt unused and slightly stiff. That first run made me worry. Tried again the next day and felt great. Not to overdo it, I stopped after 8 minutes and finished my workout at the gym.
With so many CFA events coming up I did feel a bit pressured to prove my heel was back to normal, pain free and able to take a longer run. Happy to report that I managed a 30min trail run yesterday without ill effect. Just signed up for the Vancouver World Run on Sunday. I am planning a very "custom" course, running with the group for the first few km and then making my own way back...but who knows.
See you on the trails. And thanks for all the good wishes over the last 4 weeks. Now, if we only could fix Ean's knee!