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12 Tips for a Successful 5K Finish

Considering entering a 5K? Check out our infographic for recommended tips to ensure a healthy race.
By Dr. John Lombardi & Dr. Julio Gonzalez

Participating in a local 5K is a great way to raise money for a favorite cause or get exercise while spending quality time with family and friends. Before you head out to the course, click here to read up on 12 training and race day tips recommended by our board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeons to help you to the finish line.

While you are training or competing it is important to see a physician if you notice pain or swelling that lasts more than 48 hours, inability to bear weight, an unstable feeling in your knee or ankle or pain radiating down your leg. Our Sports Medicine Team is available to help if you suspect you have an injury, call 630-790-1872 to schedule an appointment.


Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise , Foot & Ankle Problems & Joints & Tissue


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