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Paprika

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Just ran my first post-surgery 5K!
« on: March 18, 2018, 05:35:35 PM »
It's been 11 months since my left hip resurfacing with Dr. Pritchett and for the last 4-6 weeks, I've been running about 3x/week progressing from 3 to 5 miles per session.  Today, I ran my first post-surgery competitive race - a 5K - at 24:42 (7:51 pace)!  All of the glute/leg muscle strengthening and the switch to a fore/mid foot running gait appear to be paying off.  It feels great to be back out there running competitively!

catfriend

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Re: Just ran my first post-surgery 5K!
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2018, 07:49:47 PM »
Congratulations!

blinky

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Re: Just ran my first post-surgery 5K!
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2018, 02:34:46 AM »
Yay! And a fast time!

Arrojo

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Re: Just ran my first post-surgery 5K!
« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2018, 07:42:59 PM »
Great job!
Dr. Su
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