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Exhilarating even though can't run

Exhilarating even though can't run

My latest gremlin has been tingling, niggling Achilles' tendon, so haven't run since Monday, even though I've been itching to. As a lower impact alternative, and as we were visiting friends in Haworth, decided to take Mr R walking in the Dales. Yesterday we had a glorious walk in the snow passed the Bronte's up to Wuthering Heights. We must have walked about 9km and it was truly spectacular.

I think Mr R is finally coming round to this "exercise malarkey " as he was more than happy suggesting a drive to Malham, and a more challenging walk up to the top of Malham Cove and back round the Dales, covering around 7km. We finished up in a lovely pub for a well earned drink, before a slow stroll around Hebden Bridge on the wY home.

So although I haven't done any running I feel that I've more than made up for it.

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Looks gorgeous! Any sign of Cathy's ghost?

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I'm afraid not... lol :-)

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Coooee! I was up there last week 😊 I was off my legs too but managed Aysgarth falls etc. A change is as good as a rest 🙂

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It was lovely.

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Yorkshire is so beautiful ( mind you, I am slightly biased :-) )

Glad you enjoyed it and walking will keep you nicely ticking over . Hope youre back to full fitness soon :-) xxx

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Thanks poppypug . I'm hoping to run tomorrow morning. :-)

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Sounds lovely! we went to Haworth and Malham cove at middle school, really great scenery. Hope your achilles is sorted soon :) and well done to Mr R as well :)

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Fabulous walking country!! And the weather looks excellent for walking too!! 🌞😎👣👣👣

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It was lovely, although it was a mixture of very damp mist and drizzle on Sunday, so we got quite wet and muddy. It didn't matter though, and didn't spoil our enjoyment. :-)

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Today completed our hat trick of walking inadvertently, with a visit to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. I hadn't realised how big it was and the sculptures I most wanted to see were furthest from the entrance, so I think we clocked up another 6 or 7 km. It's lovely park and full of unexpected treasures.

And I'm home now and ready to run tomorrow, I hope. :-)

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