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22.04.15 Top Tips for Avoiding the Medical Tent on Marathon Day

These tips are compiled from a recent update lecture given by Dr Courtney Kipps, Assistant Medical Director for the London Marathon and Michael Crebbin, Specialist Sports Physiotherapist at Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health and in Association with the Princess Grace Hospital CPD programme. 

The Last Few Days Leading Up To Your Run

On the Day Itself

Hydration: How much is enough?

Anti-inflammatory Medication

Food & Drink

After the Race

It is normal to feel stiff and sore after such an endurance feat. This should settle after 3-4 days after which you should seek assessment and treatment for any residual symptoms.

Good luck to all and have a wonderful day!

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