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My first Christmas Day run

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Ready at 5.30am for 6am run with my son. More houses than usual had their lights on but they were soon behind us as we headed for the countryside. The Dark Moon ๐ŸŒ‘ spread its inky blanket over the fields & it was difficult seeing each other. Very quiet morning. Ran east for awhile into the blackness. At our predetermined point, turned our route westwards towards the breaking dawn. Wasnโ€™t prepared for its beauty, the sunโ€™s rays streaming across the sky with South Downs perfectly silhouetted against the magnificence. Thoroughly enjoyed my first Christmas Day run as it set the tone for the whole enjoyable day. Hope you all had a great day ๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ…Merry Xmas

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What a lovely memory you have just made for you and your son. Sounds gorgeous ๐Ÿ™‚

Thanks Irishprincess, itโ€™s a great activity to be enjoying together. The whole family is getting involved & weโ€™re changing our diet & health to suit our improved fitness. Looking forward to the New Year & where our journey takes us. How is your Xmas? ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘

IrishprincessGraduate10 in reply to Vegout25

That all sounds just brilliant! Our health is the most important gift we have.

Iโ€™m having a lovely but busy Christmas thanks and Iโ€™m having to military-plan my runs in between various visitors and family staying! But all is good ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ


What a magnificent early morning run with your son. I waited till 9 but really impressed by your dedication.

Vegout25 in reply to Grannyhugs

Thanks Grannytobe, Iโ€™m normally weary on Xmas Day due to the big build-up but not this year! Weโ€™re running again tomorrow at 6am before visiting other family. Finding myself consuming less & sleeping more. This running malarkey brings so much positivity ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘


Very nice, and on top of the running experience, you enjoyed the beautiful landscape and your son's companion.

Thanks for the wonderful report.

Vegout25 in reply to Elisabeth3

Thanks Elisabeth3, heโ€™ll soon be off discovering new things but really enjoyed his companionship, made warm memories for us both and all centred about running ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘


What a lovely description it must have been wonderous and on Christmas day too, as others say the best gift of all

Thanks WillowandSola. Are you enjoying your well-earned rest? ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘


How great to run with a family member especially your child and look what you got to see being up so early. Hope you had a great Christmas ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š

Vegout25 in reply to Buddy34

It was excellent thanks ๐Ÿ˜Š


Great start to your day and Christmas ๐Ÿคถ

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