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I'm not panicking, seems being injured is all part of this fabulous experience!. I did this on Tuesday, have not ran since, and it already feels so much better. Can walk almost pain free. Physio gave me advice over the phone, because I've been seeing him since Jan for my shin splints. He is running his 13th marathon and has doubled up as a coach for me. He has advised not to do any running this weekend as I did have a 21 miler planned. He said absolutely no way as it's Do or Die at this stage. He has advised that when I am totally pain free and can do calf raises as good as I can on my other leg, then to continue running....he did say 10 to 15 days recovery is the norm. He suggests building back up and to absolutely not run any further than 12 or 15 miles. This is such a bummer as I was hoping for a 20 miler for a confidence boost. I've never ran a marathon before. I have managed the following lately in my schedule 20 miles, 16 miles 13, 17 however my last 20 was ages ago. Am I still going to complete this marathon without pushing out another 20? My phsyio seems to think so. I'd be interested to hear what others have done. I know my main objective is to get around injury free....will a 15 miler really prepare me instead of that confidence booster 20? Thanks guys!