Last year, when I started & graduated C25K, 99% of my runs were at 5.30/6am. I'm a morning person and it's much easier for me to run at that time. It also fits in nicely with work & family commitments.
This year however, with a little one who's yet to sleep through the night, I've not had a proper nights sleep for 18 months so at the weekend, if I can catch another two hours sleep, I will! This has led to weekend runs happening around lunchtime.
On Sunday, I went for a long-ish run but it ended earlier than expected because it was just so b***** warm! I got to 8k and called it quits and that was after a few walking breaks. I ran in shorts & tee but it was still so warm... worst thing is, it's not even the proper summer yet!!
Is there some trick that I don't know about because I always see folks running in a full clothing, trousers, shirt AND jumper / jacket plus cap! How are these people not melting?
So what's the secret? How can you keep cool whilst running in the mid-day heat? My wife & I are booked in on a few races this year which invariably take place around lunchtime so I want to avoid any instances of spontaneous combustion!!!