Running in the Rain

Today I completed my W3D2 run in the pouring rain and it was wonderful! I was the only crazy person on my running path and I enjoyed the complete solitude.

As the water was running down my face and I was struggling through the last three minute run, I felt such a sense of awe that I was actually doing this and taking it so seriously.

Not too long ago I would have used the rain as an immediate excuse to skip a workout but not today, today I did it anyway and it felt great! Only thing I could have done without was dodging all the worms that came out onto the path because of the rain but it was all good. :)


7 Replies

  • Hi Sherri

    I had that crazy rain moment on my last run too! It's great isn't it? You think "I must be a serious runner to be out in this" :-)

  • It's a great feeling, running in the rain, well done for not letting it put you off!! I remember my first time and I felt like a real runner cos nobody but a real runner would do this surely?!

    Enjoy finishing W3 :)


  • Face it lady ... You are AWESOME! And an all-weather runner too ... no further comment necessary - well done :D

    Linda ;)

  • I run in town and also did a W3 run in the drizzle this week - just be very careful of any metal covers/strips on the pavements as they are slippery - loved my run and think it was the best yet! Onto Week 4 tomorrow...

  • I love running in the rain, and completely understand what your saying. Running though puddles is also great :-)

  • And the slugs! I run along a muddy river bank avoiding all the black slugs. My Dad would have squashed them ALL! I enjoy running in the rain too, nice and cool.

  • Running in the rain is great fun and as for running through puddy muddles, well that just knocks years off your age (in my case at least 50!)

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