Need some sensible advice
Now in my taper period for vlm
Had pain groin/ lower abdominal at end on my last long run 22miles- nothing major - stiff that evening and fine by following morning.
Did next long run this Friday - should have been a 13 miler but pain again- this time after 10 miles. Could have continued but didn't want to risk the main event.
Thinking this is from a hip flexor? Can feel an ache on sitting from lying in my lower abs. Hip feels ok- but lifting leg hurt on running
My dilemma is do I rest and do no running - and hope 2 weeks will settle everything? Shall I cross train ( elliptical trainer) the equivalent of my taper?
I'm a reasonbly experienced runner10+ years - many halfs but first Marathon. Training has been going well without any niggles-Help!