Since having about a foot of snow Saturday night and Sunday I rather suspected that running to 10k might be a tall order this morning. Got up at 6 and the street was still sparkling in the darkness. Followed fishpieface’s lead and went for tights on under my running leggings as I’ve no winter weight ones (hoping Santa will deliver!). Went through the early morning rigmarole and my doubts just got worse when I was driving at less than 10mph on the school run and watching pedestrians sliding precariously over the pavements. Eventually got out and felt I was not so much walking my warm up as gliding. Thought I’d try the local park as that might be less icy but didn’t factor in that there might still be some fairly deep untouched snow. Running through snow is SUCH hard work! I did my first k then thought I can’t keep this up and got back onto the pavement. I then pretty much skated my way home, back through the spinney, arms and legs all over the place. I must have looked comical but I’m SO frustrated and disappointed. Today was supposed to be it. My first 10k. I was going to reach my goal. Instead of which I just wobbled and skidded all over the place. Arghhh! At least I’m still in one piece I suppose...
Winter wonderland frustration : Since having... - Bridge to 10K
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