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chuckm

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Thanksgiving 5K
« on: November 28, 2013, 05:17:40 PM »
I'm just shy of my one year anniversary for LBHR and ran the annual Turkey Trot 5K this morning. This is the only running race I have ever done in the past and I had to sit it out the last couple of years because of my bad hip. I feel great now and I placed in the top half of the pack of over 900 racers.
It took me 30 minutes to finish which is no where near what I could run it before but I'm sure I'll take a lot off that time next year.

Chuckm
Left BHR 11/30/12
Hospital for Special Surgery
46 years old

MaryEllen

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Re: Thanksgiving 5K
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2013, 05:44:10 PM »
Whoo hoo!!!! Great for you!! What a nice "happy Thanksgiving"! :)
MaryEllen
LBHR 11/2/11
RBHR 12/12/12
Dr. Palmer Stillwater, MN

oldsoccerplayer

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Re: Thanksgiving 5K
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2013, 07:19:05 PM »
Stories like this are "just what the Doctor ordered" (if I can use that expression) for those of us still in recovery mode. I have never, and probably never will, run a 5K, but if I can get back to my Sunday morning game I'll be ecstatic. There are times when you wonder if you'll ever return to pre-op and pre OA activity levels and it's great to hear of these successes.
My heart does go out to those reporting problems after a year or more, especially since it seems to be a small number of instances.
BioMet Left Hip Resurfacing, Dr. Gross, 07/2013

whyme

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Re: Thanksgiving 5K
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2013, 01:02:03 AM »
Chuckm, you must be very happy now, well done!
Left hip resurfacing (Conserve Plus) 2013-09-04
Dr. De Smet

Arrojo

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Re: Thanksgiving 5K
« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2013, 03:47:53 PM »
Congrats and welcome to the Surface Hippy virtual running club!
Dr. Su
RBHR 4/9/12

luann again

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Re: Thanksgiving 5K
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2013, 08:25:39 PM »
Yay!! Congrats! Thanks for sharing! We all love to hear accomplishments like that!
Lu
Dr. Sparling WA Wright C+ 2010 right hip, petite female done at age 45

 

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