Asked 8 years, 2 months ago

What is causing my hamstring pain?

Every time I run a long distance I feel discomfort in my right hamstring. I want to increase my speed after six miles but cannot due to the pain. After a recent half-marathon during which I had hamstring pain from the midpoint of the race to the finish, I experienced pain in the gluteus maximus and right knee. What’s wrong? This has happened to me in the last five half-marathons I’ve run.

Sue Caldwell
Pipe Creek, TX


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