Squally Parkrun

Squally Parkrun

As expected rain turned up on time for today's Parkrun, but on my way down to Parkrun I was quite optimistic, the sun was poking through the clouds and the wind wasn't as bad as I thought. However no sooner did Parkrun start, the wind and rain came down with a vengeance, the first mile saw the wind and rain blowing direct into our faces and did slow things down a little.

I was pleased with my run even with the challenging conditions, and at the finish line most of the runners I talked too were unperturbed by the wind and rain. What a hardy bunch runners are eh! Or are we just obsessed with getting out running? 😊

Happy with my time today and very pleased as I came second in my age group for the second week running, one day, just one day, I might be the fastest in my age group, if only! 😂 Time for my run was 26.28 with a pace of 8.34/mile and came 52 out of 121 runners. Have a great weekend all!

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  • That's a great time! Yes the conditions today really tested us.

    Well done again :-)

  • Thank you, I don't mind going out in the rain but I was a little damp driving back, ha ha! Happy running! 😎

  • Wow, that's a great time especially with those conditions.

  • Thank you, that rain played havoc with my hair! Lucky I haven't got much! ha ha. 😎

  • Ah you need to nobble that faster bloke Frank, cut half way through his laces or something?

    Don't laugh about what rain does to hair, I look like Ken Dodd when it's going to rain...

  • Ha ha, I would if I could catch him! We start a new trend in runners hair style So!! 😂

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