Lauren Fleshman talks about current knee injury and finishing before marathon debut at NYC Marathon 2011

Lauren Fleshman talks about current knee injury and finishing before marathon debut at NYC Marathon 2011

Lauren Fleshman, after coming off a healthy finish to her track season where she finished 7th in the 5000 meters at the 2011 World Championships, heads into her debut marathon in New York....but once again is not 100%. A week and a half ago Fleshman experience a sharp pain and tightness in her knee and has not run much since that day. She received some last minute treatment on her knee with John Ball in Arizona en route to NYC. In this interview Lauren talks about the current state of the knee, her reaction to the injury, her goals and what the expectations are of finishing the race. Lauren Blog on 10/22 (when injury occurred) Lauren Blog on 10/30 (most recent)