Get well soon: Alistair Brownlee has had surgery and hopes to race this year

Alistair Brownlee has had surgery for heel spur and hopes to return to action this year.

Earlier this week Challenge Family announced a partnership with Brownlee Fitness and for now we wish Alistair all the best for his recovery!

“I’ve been struggling with ankle pain for the last few months.

“A few weeks ago I had surgery on my ankle to remove a bone spur (picture #2!) which had been causing lots of issues for the surrounding joints and muscles and keeping me from running properly.

“It’s a big shame to miss out on upcoming races but it’s also a big relief that we’ve successfully removed something that has caused me so many issues.

“Time to rest up and recover. I’m optimistically hoping the recovery will be quick and I’ll be able to compete before the end of the year.”