Physical therapist Meggie Safford stretches the left leg of Kelly Harrington on Friday at Results Physical Therapy and Training Center in Sacramento. Safford says she sees many runners try to fight through injuries. “You just kind of want to push through it,” she said. “You see the end goal in sight; you’ve been training for something for a long, long time. The last thing you want to do is be sidelined by some ‘small’ injury.”
Physical therapist Meggie Safford stretches the left leg of Kelly Harrington on Friday at Results Physical Therapy and Training Center in Sacramento. Safford says she sees many runners try to fight through injuries. “You just kind of want to push through it,” she said. “You see the end goal in sight; you’ve been training for something for a long, long time. The last thing you want to do is be sidelined by some ‘small’ injury.” José Luis Villegas jvillegas@sacbee.com
Physical therapist Meggie Safford stretches the left leg of Kelly Harrington on Friday at Results Physical Therapy and Training Center in Sacramento. Safford says she sees many runners try to fight through injuries. “You just kind of want to push through it,” she said. “You see the end goal in sight; you’ve been training for something for a long, long time. The last thing you want to do is be sidelined by some ‘small’ injury.” José Luis Villegas jvillegas@sacbee.com
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Nagging injuries create tough choices for some CIM runners

December 06, 2014 05:09 PM

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