28 May '14, 6pm

[email protected] is injured, but not beaten. How he's drawing strength from a setback:

I want to begin by apologizing to my readers for my recent absence. Truth be told, this is a column that I have been hoping I wouldn't have to write for a while now. However, reality has caught up with me and it's time to face the truth: I am injured. I've been dealing with a nagging knee injury for the last couple months. Though I have been able to cross train and work hard in the gym, my running base is lacking and I don't feel adequately prepared to race at the moment. My injury stems from the the indoor track season. I’ve dealt with this injury following the 2009 indoor season, and it’s the primary reason why I do not typically run indoors races. Going into the 2014 indoor season, I was nervous that the busy schedule and tight turns might be too much for my 30-year-old body to handle. But I wanted to represent my country and my sponsors at the only individual global ti...

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/elite-runners/injured-but-not...

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