Recovery is the bit that is particularly frustrating because we like running. On the other hand, you just beat yourself up for 26 miles.
Enjoy the turkey this weekend (I was going to say tomorrow, but there are always leftovers to deal with). If you really feel you need to run, consider a fun 5k or 5-miler. There is no reason to go much longer than that if you believe the research on recovery.
Perhaps consider alternative exercises. Swimming and biking (depending on where you live) are good alternatives because they call for cardio-vascular fitness but do not pound the running muscles.
The classic advice has a good bit of truth to it. A good recovery rule of thumb is an easy day for every mile of the race. That calls for about 4 weeks without hard running.
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