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Summer!!!!!

It's been a long summer - have hardly had a day below 30C for the past 3 months and almost no rain. But the rains came 2 days ago and 7 of my local parkruns within 30 minutes drive were cancelled due to local flooding of the parks. When it rains here - IT RAINS!!!! So, with a bit of a break early this morning , I went out and did a short and supposedly "easy" 4k by myself. It was only a pleasant 24C - BUT the relative humidity was 92%!! I sweated so profusely that for the last 1K I couldn't see where I was running!!!!

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I'm breaking out in a sweat just reading that 😅😎

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Blimey, that's hard going. I can imagine you are entirely ready for the weather to break though. I reach a point during the long hot Italian summer that I am really hankering after a bit of rain, a fresh breeze, a nice overcast day...

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I know how you feel Bazza. We get that awful weather later in the summer but the temps reach a balmy 50+ with it too. Not a chance of going out in that. Well done for managing 4K in it!

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Phew! Weird weather Bazza, if you can't see properly sometimes mind you don't lose your footing, again!

We here are at the start of a very intense cold period, supposedly since 1987, with heavy snow coming in on Monday, so we'll need to break out the Yaktrax grippers!❄⛄😊

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Gosh I bet that was so tough... well done. I am so rubbish at running in these temps, it’s really hard....

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