"It’s easy to hide all the training behind the defence “But I’m running a marathon”. People expect you to be running loads. No one would blink an eye, particularly with the way I was improving. Why would anyone question my accomplishments?" -Click here for full article on Fast Running.
I was pretty apprehensive about writing this post, however this is an important issue within our sport. I'm sharing this because it needs to be openly discussed. It needs to be acknowledged by athletes, coaches, parents, teachers & health care professionals that these signs should not be ignored, no matter how fast the athlete is performing at the time.
It should have been my big break. Instead, it was the race that broke me.