W7R3 "First time in the rain!" ☔️:)

W7R3 "First time in the rain!" ☔️:)

1 X 25 minute run.

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First time running in the rain. I suppose there is a first time for everything. Not many "first times" to come about but gotta take it when it comes.

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It was an intense battle with myself whether to run or not to run!

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Eventually found a slim enough plastic bag for the phone and remembering earphones are splash resistant, headed out onto a patchy drizzle.

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A Beeb ad says our weather is more local they I have ever realised. It's actually a heavy rain on my usual running route.

Well, all I had to do is change routes. So that's sorted.

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I was worried whether I would soak my feet and make my last Primark blisters as I call them, worse. It has surprisingly held up and my feet were dry after the run. ✨Magic. ✨

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Next on the list of things to buy, as Britain is heading towards weeks of rain, a hat with a visor. It's surprisingly hard not to open my mouth whilst running and taste the polluted acid rain over Londinium. :P

:) 🍌🐢

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  • Onto week 8 then! Go you 😊

    "Tasting the polluted acid rain over Londinium" actually has a very poetic ring to it!

  • :)

  • It does doesn't it.. :)

  • Haha! Great post. Good for you for getting out in the rain, it's just the best feeling 🤗

    Are we really heading for weeks of rain? I have loads to do in the garden.

    And a big well done for ticking off this run 👏👏👏

  • Thanks.

    Week 8 next!

  • Ah running in the rain , fab , as long as its not a torrential downpour and I have my peaked cap on to keep the rain off my specs, I am as happy as a pig in wotsit :-D

    Oooh I read the UK is going to be hotter than Greece next week, after months of cold and icy winds, we can now all complain that its too hot , Ha ha :-D

    Really Well done on your run today, youre on the home strait, there's no stopping you now ! xxx

  • Thanks.

    That sounds fabulous!

  • Yeay! Embrace the rain..there is plenty of it!

    Go you for getting out there, it does take True Grit!!! Well done :)

  • I mean I can either shower and sleep or run, shower and sleep!

    Obviously the second one! :)

  • I love running in the rain. It's invigorating and I also get the local park to myself. :-)

    Well done on completing Wk7 R3. That's my next one and it's always good to hear about people at the same stage as me.

    P.S. It's a beautiful sunny day in S.W Herts!

  • Do update us on how it goes!

  • I love a run in the rain! Well done for completing Week 7!

  • Yay for running in the rain and finishing W7! Well done! I'll be doing my run later this evening - probably in the dark.

    I did try running with a peaked cap to keep the rain off my glasses, but found running into the wind difficult. Even with hair grips to keep it in place it was a constant battle sometimes to keep it on my head.

  • Go you!

    Beautiful day today!

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