A slippy, slidey trail run! ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ

Goodness me! I thought after managing 11 miles last weekend, my 10k today would feel comparatively easy! Decided to run my favourite trails, managing to miss the rain. Without the semi frozen ground firming up the mud as it did last week, it was so muddy and slippy underfoot! Staying upright was really quite a challenge in parts but I loved it just the same๐Ÿ™‚. Across fields and up a small hill ๐Ÿ˜ฎ before eventually running down through woodland and on to what used to be the old railway line (now a Bridleway). I ran up to the old station, now part of somebody's beautiful home with the old platforms and engine shed still there as part of the garden! Turning at Platform 1(!) I returned down the track, before leaving the bridleway for smaller meandering trails for a while. Eventually heading back towards home, I ran up and over the old railway cutting, rabbit holes everywhere and a lovely view across the surrounding fields with the bridleway below. The reward of course is always running down the other side with just a couple of kilometres to go! I certainly feel as though I have had a good workout but more than this... how lucky are we, to be runners? ๐Ÿ˜€ Hope everyone else has enjoyed their runs this weekend.๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ

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  • Oooh Well done Sandra, that sounds tough !

    It was a bit icy here first thing but it had melted by dinnertime. Yes, isn't it great to be out there ! :-) xxx

  • Certainly is! ๐Ÿ™‚x

  • Hi Sandra

    Did a trail run myself this morning but pulled my calf halfway so had to hobble back !!!

    Gra๐Ÿ˜š

  • Oh no! Bad news Gra๐Ÿ˜ฉ. Hope it settles soon for you. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Thanks Sandra

    At Physio tonite

    Fingers crossed!!

    Gra๐Ÿ˜œ

  • Hope all went well for you Gra?

  • Hi Sandra

    Saw Physio and he said just keep icing the area and rest as much as I can

    Does feel a little better today though๐Ÿ˜ƒ

    Gra

  • We are lucky...lovely post Sandra.. I was with you... missing my runs.. hoping maybe Tuesday.. weather permitting.. if not, I will hitch a lift with you please x

    Beautiful run x

  • Will keep my fingers crossed for Tuesday, Oldfloss. If not, you are always welcome to 'run' with meโ˜บx

  • That sounds absolutely lovely. It's great when a run turns into a bit of sightseeing as well :)

  • It's such a beautiful run!๐Ÿ™‚

  • Well done! Be careful with the ankles on the hard ruts..๐Ÿ˜Š

  • Yep, you definately have to look where you're going on runs like this!

  • That sounds gorgeous Sandra and your love of running shines through the post. Go you ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿƒ

  • ๐Ÿ™‚โค๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ!

  • that sounds like fun Sandra! :)

  • It was Ali! I do love a muddy run! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • That sounds way more muddy than my run today. I'm just so used to flat city canals that any mud at all freaks me out! Sounds like you really relished it :)

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