How Big, how Blue, how Beautiful...πŸ˜€

How Big, how Blue, how Beautiful...πŸ˜€

After NOT doing the 10k race I had entered yesterday, and with all the lovely words from you lovely people in my ears, I went out for my solo run this afternoon, along my favourite trails. Florence and the Machine playing in my ears and a beautiful blue sky above, absolutely no pressure on myself other than to just run and enjoy! And how I loved it! My unplanned run turned in to a lovely, meandering, exploring kind of trail - tried a couple of new tracks and stopped to take a few photos (I could have taken hundreds!). It was so peaceful just to be out there, alone with my thoughts, enjoying what was around me and thinking of my lovely Mum who passed away this time last year. It was, I think a real 'headspace' of a run. Time to just 'be'. After the heavy legs of my last run, today I felt relaxed and comfortable keeping to a nice easy pace, covering 13k in total. The photos sum up how I feel now - 'Today I ran, I'm happy now'.πŸ™‚

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  • I have being there.

  • Beautiful..simply beautiful..x What a lovely run x

    And..after your early morning run with me too πŸ™‚ xxx

  • Oh, we did so much running today, Oldfloss! πŸƒπŸ½β€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ½β€β™€οΈπŸ™‚xx

  • x

  • Wonderful! Those are the runs that make running magic.

  • Thanks, it was a special one.πŸ™‚

  • That's just beautiful Sandra, a good day ☺️

    Mx

  • I am a runner at peace with herself today! 😌

  • What a lovely place to run! Perhaps you missing the 10K yesterday was your body's way of telling you to slow down and process some important stuff. I'm glad you had such a beautiful experience.

  • I think it was Katie - funny how these things go isn't it? πŸ™‚

  • Well done Sandra sounds like just what you needed... sorry I missed your last post and didn't realise you weren't 100% and we're sensible and left your 10k trail for another time.Sounds like today was a great success and the perfect tonic. Bet your mum was looking down feeling proud as i hoped mine was today.... We were very lucky to have had some of the best xxx

  • Thanks Ali. Hope your run went well today - will be looking out for you run report!πŸ™‚

  • Lovely post Sandra and what gorgeous photos too xxx

    Yep, peace of mind is worth its weight in gold. Just you and thoughts of your Mum in beautiful surroundings, I am glad youre feeling more like yourself now xxx

  • It was just what I needed Poppy.πŸ™‚xx

  • Love everything about this!

    What a fabulous place to run and just "be"

    I'm glad you made good memories today. πŸ™‚

  • Thank you πŸ™‚ - I think today I ran to my 'happy place'!πŸƒπŸ½β€β™€οΈπŸ™‚

  • That's pretty much what it's all about. And you can race if you want to.

  • Lovely photos and sounds like a lovely run too - no pressure, just you and the environment and your memories, very special :)

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