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First run back
December 3, 2008, 7:59 pm
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Exactly four weeks after my surgery, I finally had the strength and alacrity to run.  Even though it was only two miles at the track, a rather slow two miles, I felt invigorated.  I had to keep one arm hugging close to my wound as it was sore after only two laps.  Only now do I realize how much the upper body is involved during running; I had always thought that this is a legs sport. I could have done another mile, but decided against pushing too hard on my first run back.  My legs felt strong, my breathing handled the run well.  The marathon is 1.5 week away.  I am tempted…