well this morning turned into a bit of disaster. The intended 8am run was delayed as I didn't fancy being totally drowned so thought I would just go out later in the morning.
9am, nope still too wet, finally 10am it has eased off so out I go. Usual warm up speedwalk then down the track for half a mile attempting to run turns into more of a slipping sliding and trying to remain standing competition. Too much run off water had turned the track into a squishy mud bath.
trainers full of crud I'm there trying to run, every squelch and mud splattering out all over the place. I managed 2 more miles before giving up any pretence that this was a run and went back to jogging. Finally home, trainers off outside and a cuppa to thaw out. 3 hours later, more rain has made a good job of rinsing off the trainers.
So the morale of this story is don't be put off by a bit of rain, get out there, get dirty & soaked and use the rain to clean off the mud and crud afterwards.
Welcome to the Autumn!