Couto (Govednik) – Jane

I Learn “You’re not ready to run another marathon until you’ve forgotten the last one” – Jane Couto [Govednik] (April 19, 2010)

Posted on Jun 26, 2015 in 2010, Couto (Govednik) - Jane, F 18 - 34, New York

I Learn “You’re not ready to run another marathon until you’ve forgotten the last one” – Jane Couto [Govednik] (April 19, 2010)

In May of 2009, the day after I ran my first marathon (Cox Sports), I went online to check post-marathon protocol. Specifically, I wanted to know when I could run again. Overall I felt pretty good, although my thighs were killing me when I walked down any stairs. I knew I should probably take at least a few days off from running, and some reading on Hal Higdon’s website confirmed that. On a high from my Boston Marathon-qualifying run the day before, I also wanted to know when I could go for another 26.2 miler. And a little further reading on Higdon’s site led me to this answer from...

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