running after a marathon

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9:35pm, 1 Oct 2014
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K5 Gus
This is not recommended for 99.9999% of the population ;-) marathonmanuk.com
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9:42pm, 1 Oct 2014
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HappyG(rrr)
By the way, a lot of responses so far have been from *very* experienced runners (Ultracat, V'rap etc.) I have done 10 marathons (or something) and I still take 2 weeks or more to recover and return to running. If in doubt, I'd say wait. Try a swim, gentle bike or even brisk walking for 30 mins before trying running again. You have done your body a serious mischief and it needs time to recover. IMHO! Best o luck. :-) G

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i ran a marathon on sunday and wanted to know how long to wait until I can run? when I do run I know...

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