Post from the Emergency Room

As I write this I am sadly sitting in the emergency Room in my local hospital waiting for an X-ray on my right foot. This morning my doctor referred me to hospital with a possible stress fracture to the 5th metatarsal in my right foot. As part of my training a 16mi run is my 4th “long run” and that tipping point to 20mi. Last night I set out to run the 16mi after carb loading, stretching and psycologically…