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Is the start of a bunion the death knell for my running?

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hillbilly Sat 27-Aug-11 13:06:41

I have been running for about 10 years, wear custom built orthotics because of flat feet and have had no injuries. This summer however I have noticed that I may have the start of a bunion. Does this mean my running days are over? I'm not hard core - I do around 2 runs a week ranging from half to 1 hour.

LolaLadybird Sat 27-Aug-11 18:37:27

I have a friend with mild bunions who runs regularly without any problems - I think she just chose her running shoes with care.

overmydeadbody Wed 31-Aug-11 21:44:04

I have bunions and they don't affect my running at all, I run four to six times a week and the only thing that gets in my way are my dodgy knees! grin

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