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Russian champion tries Crocs, commits to racing a marathon in them

Nikolay Chavkin in the video below did 3x1000, first two in Adidas carbon-fiber models, the last one in Crocs. Surprised by the result (2:52, 2:52, 2:50) with the fastest interval done in Crocs, he committed to racing a marathon in Crocs if the video gets 42K likes and 195 comments (for 42 km 195 m, the marathon distance). Nikolay's current marathon PR is 2:14:00. The video was created by a Russian sporting goods store chain. Their moto is "more sports - brighter life", which we think is wonderful, and also deserves a Like. If you want to see a fast marathon in Crocs, go to the video and click the Like button. And make sure to share it with your friends.

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 86.70 Year: 816.50
Asics Novablast Lifetime Miles: 391.30
Skechers Go Run Ride 7 Lifetime Miles: 255.00
Nike Terra Kiger 4 Lifetime Miles: 36.00
Hoka Huaka Lifetime Miles: 92.00
Saucony KOA ST Lifetime Miles: 12.00
Adidas Adizero Tempo Lifetime Miles: 58.00
New Balance Fuel Cell Rebel 2 Lifetime Miles: 15.00
Reebok Panthea Lifetime Miles: 55.00
Saucony Endorphin Speed Lifetime Miles: 71.20
Nike Zoom Fly Flyknit Lifetime Miles: 47.00
Asics Novablast (blue) Lifetime Miles: 20.00
Total Distance
6.00

Six miles, then 2.5 miles walking.  I've been taking Norfloxacin, a fluoroquinolone anbiotic for food poisoning (two burritos from the local market).  Side effects of this antibiotic include muscle soreness, stiffness, and increased tisk of soft tissue injury.  As I ran today, my legs felt increasingly painful--calves, hamstrings and even my right hip flexor.  I had to stop or risk serious injury.  I've also stopped taking the antibiotic, and I'm using ice on my legs.  Discouraging.

Asics Novablast (blue) Miles: 8.00
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Total Distance
6.00
Asics Novablast (blue) Miles: 8.00
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