I've been having a tiny break from running after a visit to the podiatrist involving the minor torrture Known as 'dry needling'. It seemed like every day this week when it was time for me to run, it was pouring with rain.
Well today I decided enough is enough and I went for a run in the rain.
*Every time I got hot, cold rain and wind hit my face to cool me down. It was kinda like aquarobics.
*My dog stopped periodically to shake the water off her coat, which always makes me smile
*I got several PBs from my runkeeper app - fastest run, furthest run, most altitude etc etc
*it made me run fast to get out of the rain
*i got to take a long hot shower on my return home, since we have plenty of water in the rainwater tank for once
*My sneakers got soaking wet
*I was afraid my iPhone would get too wet and break (it didn't )
*i had to tell me husband to be ready to come and fetch me in the car if lightning began, I have no desire to be struck by lightning!
it would appear the pros outweigh the cons, so if you're like me and afraid of getting a bit wet / just get out there and run!!