Day 21 Results Of The MAD Challenge #themadchallenge

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I’ll have to keep Day 21 of The MAD Challenge brief. I’m about to check out of my Norwegian hotel and head to the airport so I have very little time.

Whilst my hip was painful yesterday morning it seemed to ease over the afternoon. To one point in the late afternoon I was moving more freely than I have in a week. I was beginning to become hopefully that recovery was well on the way.

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Day 20 Results Of The MAD Challenge #themadchallenge

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On Day 20 of The MAD Challenge the first word that springs to my mind is “Ouch”. Yes, “Ouch” is definitely my word of the day.

When I woke up my left knee (that is the leg with the hip injury) felt quite stiff. I immediately wondered if my current walking technique, to overcome my injury, was potentially triggering new injuries such as in my knee.

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Day 19 And What Is Cross Training For Runners? #themadchallenge

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As I begin Day 19 of The MAD Challenge I awoke with the effects of my first proper experience of cross training. However cross training for runners with an injury is maybe not a good idea. As I found out.

As I’ve researched online for advice on how to become a runner I’ve seen two messages shine through. They are:-

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Day 18 Results Of The MAD Challenge #themadchallenge

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I said yesterday that as I now complete The MAD Challenge it is more about the speed of my recovery rather than the time I can cover a mile. This really came to the fore today, in Day 18 of The MAD Challenge.

Awaking early yet again I was looking to complete a lovely walk by the marina of Kristiansand just as the sun rises. The streets are virtually empty and the place is just idyllic. It even has some sand sculptures!

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Day 17 Results Of The MAD Challenge #themadchallenge

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Day 17 of The MAD Challenge and I’m more than half way there! Yes, I am beyond the half way mark of 31 days consecutively covering a mile a day. Also thanks to 2 recent sponsors I’ve now raised over 50% of my fundraising target!

Yes, I have now raised £280 of my initial £500 target. Thanks to everybody who has sponsored me. Please help me smash my target by sponsoring me too 🙂

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