I've just come back from my camping holiday on the beautiful Solway coast in Scotland. I had planned to run twice whilst I was away but only managed 1 short run yesterday (I did cycle 12-14 miles on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday so I'm hoping this makes up for my lack of running this week!). The picture is from the start of my run, downhill for the first half to the coast and by the time I'd turned around to come back since the road ended I was starting to get quite sweaty due to the heat from the sun. On the way back up the hill I had to dive into the hedgerow to avoid a car and was attacked by flies because a) I was going too slowly up hill and b) I was covered in nice sweat they wanted to slurp Needless to say being a 'townie' although the views aren't as nice I much prefer to run where I have pavements to keep me separate from cars (having to get into a ditch a few times every run must get pretty annoying let alone a little unsafe) and where I won't be gobbled alive by flies! (Wish they'd stuck to bothering the cows!) I did leave my run a little shorter than I would have liked due to the flies and cars, it just made something that is hard enough at the best of times all the more uncomfortable!
Any tips in case I ever venture out running when I'm on holiday in the country again much appreciated!
Will be going out for a long run on Monday to make up for the massive pizza I just ate with fizz to accompany as tomorrow is a PJ day before I moan about having to go back to work
Happy running all and I hope this time this gets posted (new site playing silly bu**ers with me *sigh*)