Conditions were brutal at the Dean Hayes track today. At 3:40 pm, it was in the low 30ºs and snowing, with a brisk wind making it feel much colder. There was standing water on the track and it was blustery dark and foreboding. I still ran in short tights and long sleeve tech tee... putting the sweats back on after the rep.
I was halfway through a 4 x 500m workout when I felt something on the outside edge of my right foot on the homestretch of my second 500m. I thought I had stepped on something. After crossing the line, the right foot began to hurt and I hobbled along wondering WTF?
Why did it happen? I think it was weakened by slight ankle sprains while hiking. And... probably because I neglected my calf stretches and have not been doing calf raises or stairs lately. Really sucks.
800m warmup, stretches, drills
Saucony spikes on
2 x 500m - 83.5, 84
It felt good while it lasted. Bad day. Will know more by Monday. I'm dubious, it hurts to walk, I don't expect to sprint anytime soon. I have a few days to decide whether or not to register for the 1/5 meet. It's expensive... $43 - even for one event.