Friday, January 25, 2013

Winter Running

I have been awful about updating this blog. I really hope I can do better. Today, I am inspired to write because I had a great run. What made it so great? The weather. Yes, snow was falling from the sky, temps were a balmy 20 degrees (warm compared to earlier this week), there was at least 4 inches of freshly fallen snow, and no wind.  Some people may not venture out in this, but I loved it.  I have been fighting a cold all week and took a few days off from running. But I was itching to get out. It was great! I loved every moment, even the constant dog-sniff/pee-break stops. For me, running in a winter wonderland is exhilarating, refreshing, and peaceful.
"Stadiums are for spectators. We runners have nature and that is much better." -- Juha Vaataine, former Finnish athlete
Happy running!

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