Going for a Walk Streak

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I’m quite behind on blog posts. As those of you who follow me on Instagram or Twitter know, I crashed my bike in my last race. I’m still working on the race report from that day. It’s a more emotional process than I thought it would be.

In sum: I’m fine, my bike is fine, my race season is not fine. The next couple of months are going to be all about rehab and recovery, but I’ve been here before and I know I can do it.

However, one of the big issues in coming back from injury is motivation. I can’t really bike, I’m not allowed to swim, and running is right out. I can walk, however, so the BibRave Strava Run/Walk Streak is perfectly timed.

(Note, I’m currently putting Strava through its paces and will be doing a review later in the summer.)

“But Megan! You’re anti-streaking!” And this is true. In general, I don’t like run streaks. I think they encourage people to push through injury or illness just to keep up the streak. That said, I think a limited-time streak (a month, for example) can be a good thing. And I think a walk streak is a great idea. Obviously, if you have a lower body injury, a walk streak is maybe not a great idea. But right now, as I’m dealing with a broken elbow, I think a walk streak is exactly what I need.

Right now, I have zero training mojo. None. Mostly because I’m not allowed to do anything. But getting out and moving every day (or walking on the treadmill) is something I can do. It doesn’t have to be fast, and it doesn’t have to be far. But I’m giving it a shot.

Anyone want to go on a walk streak with me through the month of May? To officially join:

  1. Sign up for Strava.
  2. Join the BibRave Run Club
  3. Walk! (Or run, if that’s your jam.)

One thought on “Going for a Walk Streak

  1. Merlin’s beard! You broke your elbow in that wreck?! What a mess. Sorry to hear that. I hear about the lack of motivation due to injury and setback. Hope the walk/run streak goes well! My cousin is always posting about his bike rides with some dude named Strava…

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