I woke up at 05:30 this morning and just had to run !
Yesterday was too foggy here and the day before was too wet and miserable, so today was the day !
Out of bed 05:45, glass of water and kettle on !
Popped my head out of the door whist waiting for the kettle and decided yes, thin shorts and thin running vest would be fine !
Tea made , drank , little room visited and kit on !
The usual pre run faff and out of the door at 06:40
My last 2 runs had both been 3k after a couple of running breaks , so on this one I decided on the NRC 4K run .
My only objectives were to stay comfortable, enjoy it, and again run negative splits , I managed all 3 !
The first K was a nice plodding 7:52
It naturally wanted to be faster but I resisted the temptation.
On to the 2nd K which has a slight long decline and let the pace creep up a bit , I was already starting to warm up and the run was feeling good , this came out at 7:35
Around the corner and onto the uphill section towards the church , this is where my pace can drop off if I'm not carefull but I managed to still pick it up and this Km came out at a nice 7:28
A few dog walkers out this morning and we all exchanged greetings as we passed each other but I didn't see any other runners 🤔
On to the 4th and last K which is where the sunrise picture was taken
This is undulating and a tricky one to maintain a consistent pace but happy that it came out at 7:06
Walk back home , another glass of water and kettle on again ,
Stretches done , Misty the cat fed , breakfast and shower later !
That was a nice steady and enjoyable run!
Happy running ! 😁