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Oct 28, 2015 7:41 PM # 
matzah ball:
how did that happen? is it going to keep you from running?
Oct 28, 2015 10:26 PM # 
bigger bummer. which toe? and what part?
Oct 28, 2015 11:42 PM # 
Not sure if you can read this. Stubbed it on something coming down from the picnic table to the tracks at tempo pace. Almost did a face plant which would have been really ugly. Was able to run the rest of the way to Lone Elk no prob even though I was pretty sure it was broken. It hurts, but it's not interfering with walking as I supinate terribly. I'm going to lay off running for a little longer and then give it a shot. Meanwhile, I'll train on the bike which doesn't seem to be a problem.
Oct 28, 2015 11:48 PM # 
Also, on the Tunnel Hill front, I may still show up, I just won't run it competitively. My thought is to run to the first turn with John Cash (who will probably be laying down sub-7's) and then just lollygag on the way back in and call it a day at 26. That would be a decent workout without wrecking my training schedule and I'd still get to talk to a lot of folks on the easy part.
Oct 28, 2015 11:53 PM # 
matzah ball:
Oct 29, 2015 12:13 AM # 
Yeah, well, my toes are always ugly.
Oct 29, 2015 11:31 AM # 
matzah ball:
good thing you can run. like you once said, any day it could be over. unless you get over it somehow.
Oct 29, 2015 2:56 PM # 
Tunnel Hill -- cool.

Toe - any chance it's soft-tissue damage vs broken? (not sure which is worse, s-t can take a long time to heal).
Oct 30, 2015 11:33 AM # 
I'm pretty sure it's broke, but I can't rule out a nasty sprain. Either way, the treatment is "let it get better" so I'm not going to pay $500 to have it x-rayed and find out for sure.

It's really not that big of a deal. It hurts a bit, especially if you poke at it, but walking and biking are fine. I'm just being conservative on the running because there's no reason to be otherwise.
Oct 30, 2015 7:55 PM # 
conservative is good. those sorts of things tend to be rock/root magnets...

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