Week 8 Run 2 - Back In The Dark

Week 8 Run 2 - Back In The Dark

So, the sun had set - still 34 degrees. Lovely wind though.

First five minutes dominated by the usual aches and strains as my legs loosen up and lungs get up to speed. "Why am I doing this, this is a terrible idea."

Then fifteen minutes of "Hey, everything's working, this is great!"

Then five minutes of "Oh, this is getting a bit tricky."

Then a final three minutes of "When will this torment end! And this is a bad song, who chose this?"

Picture looking west across the small lake in the centre of the park showing the skyscrapers of the central business district looming nicely on the horizon.

10 Replies

  • Fabulous run and terrific photo, lucky you! Graduation is just around the corner😎🏃🏻

  • Thanks, it's been a great holiday. Though I admit I do look forward to getting back home and doing week 9 in UK autumn temperatures. I wonder how it'll feel not to be overheated?

  • It feels great. The cool breeze is really refreshing.

  • It feels fantastic!

  • I am in Cyprus as we speak. I have completed 3 runs here, and will do another on Friday all being well. I'm thinking if I can run in this heat/ humidity it will stand me in good stead for when I run back at home, fingers crossed. 👍🏼. Either way at least we can be happy we are still running whilst away from home😎

  • So true!

  • What a fabulous place to be running - looks amazing. And well done on completed the run

  • But you did it! Hopefully darkness brought you some relief from the heat.

  • Beautiful photograph.. sounds like a lovely run... well done you :)

    You are getting closer to that badge!

  • I could've written this it's exactly what goes through my mind! Well done for keeping with it

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