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So hot in my Cool Towel!! My fastest run!! How????πŸ€ͺπŸ€ͺπŸ€ͺπŸ€ͺπŸ€ͺ🐌🐌🐌🐌

Ang33333
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Sister couldn't run tonight. So solo run on the railway line with husband following with his binoculars. He's a bird watcher. Was so so so hot. Mid twenties at 8.45pm. I had two of my lovely new cool towels with me. One around my neck and down my back and one for general mopping of sweat! They really are very cool! Been wearing one all day in different ways to see which works best.

So I set off intending to do just 20 mins as I could barely breathe in the hot horrid air. And went off really fast for me and kept going for the 20 mins! Did 2.5km and am pleased I can run a bit faster if I want to. No way I could sustain that pace for 5k though! A one off!! I'm a snail by choice. I didn't feel I could look around and enjoy the run....

The cool towels stayed cool. They kept my neck cool and I ended up with the other one on my head! As long as they are wet they are cool!

The price has dropped again on Amazon. Ordered three more yesterday for my mum! Bargain!!

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Tasha99
Tasha99Graduate

Wow excellent! I’ll have to try mine out in that way rather than just to mop up my sweat!

Ang33333
Ang33333Graduate
in reply to Tasha99

I would like to wear one like a headband but I've got slippery hair! Nothing stays on!! πŸ˜…

Tasha99
Tasha99Graduate
in reply to Ang33333

Could you clip it on hair grips? More like an Alice band maybe?

Ang33333
Ang33333Graduate
in reply to Tasha99

The clips will slip! Always been a problem. Slippery hair!

Mimirossi
MimirossiGraduate
in reply to Ang33333

I have exactly that problem with my hair! I understand!

Oldfloss
OldflossAdministrator

Looking good... great run :) Lesser spotted Towelicus Rinnicus?

Ang33333
Ang33333Graduate
in reply to Oldfloss

Ha ha! He thought that was funny! πŸ¦…πŸ˜‚

Oldfloss
OldflossAdministrator
in reply to Ang33333

Should have said.. Lesser Spotted Towelicus Runnicus :) ! x

Well done for getting out at all in this heat Ang, you did really well. Loving the towel, I like the lime green look! I’m going to check them out on Amazon πŸ˜ŽπŸ’¦πŸ‘πŸ˜Š

Ang33333
Ang33333Graduate
in reply to owmeknees

Less than £2 for 3 last night. 😎😎

Jelon
JelonGraduate

Well done you and great that the towels did a good job-definitely a bargain! πŸ‘πŸ»

Ang33333
Ang33333Graduate
in reply to Jelon

Even cheaper now. They really do stay cool! Will experiment with the best place to use them!! πŸ˜€

Dralimc
DralimcGraduate

Fantastic! Glad they worked for you. You look cool! 😎

Ang33333
Ang33333Graduate
in reply to Dralimc

Photo is deceptive. Plenty of sweat and a red face! πŸ€ͺπŸ€ͺ

18Windmill
18WindmillGraduate

Very fetching in green my dear! Well done for getting out at all this week...soooo hot!! So extra kudos for your speed. Have my towels for camping trip. Xxx

Ang33333
Ang33333Graduate
in reply to 18Windmill

They will be great. Husband has nabbed one for himself for using when he's on the shooting range. Said today it stayed cold for almost 2 hours. Have ordered a purple one too! I like purple ! πŸ˜€

18Windmill
18WindmillGraduate
in reply to Ang33333

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Designbod
DesignbodGraduate

Ooh, I feel even more swag coming on - off to Google Cool Towel!

Go us for running on the hottest day since the birth of the Universe!

πŸ‘πŸƒπŸ˜„πŸ’ͺ🏼

Ang33333
Ang33333Graduate
in reply to Designbod

I know! Six months ago I would have laughed at anyone running in this temperature! πŸ€ͺπŸ€ͺ

Ang33333
Ang33333Graduate
in reply to Designbod

They are v cheap on Amazon

Fabulous450
Fabulous450Graduate

Fantastic Ang! Yes, I think I’ll have to order one too! It’s definitely the rage and today, I’d have loved to have had one! Brilliant run for you!! πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½β€οΈ

Ang33333
Ang33333Graduate
in reply to Fabulous450

Thanks! Very cheap! πŸ˜…

Equi-geek
Equi-geekGraduate
in reply to Fabulous450

I’ll try to remember to bring one along tomorrow, Fabulous, for you to have a look at πŸ‘

Fabulous450
Fabulous450Graduate
in reply to Equi-geek

Lol If I make it there, I might run off with it! πŸ˜‰πŸ€£πŸ€£β€οΈ

Flaraflarkin
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Wow Ang33333 ~ what a great pic! And you went faster! 😱 In this heat!!? 😱 Incredible, well done you!! And another thumbs up for the ice towels Yay!!! πŸ™ŒπŸ˜¬

Ang33333
Ang33333Graduate
in reply to Flaraflarkin

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Oooh i feel i’m coming late to this towel party .... cool towels??! Can you explain?!

Ang33333
Ang33333Graduate
in reply to Pippayoungart

Very thin micro towels. You soak them in cold water, ring them out and then as long as they stay wet , by some magic they stay cool. Lovely on a hot day! Very cheap on Amazon! πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

Pippayoungart
PippayoungartGraduate
in reply to Ang33333

Oh interesting! Are they a thing? Or is it your own invention - an alternative use for an ordinary towel?

Ang33333
Ang33333Graduate
in reply to Pippayoungart

Dralimc on here bought one. They are cheap and seem to work. A few people seem to have bought them too!! πŸ˜…πŸ˜…

The cool towel sounds great just looked on amazon. There are lots. Any particular recommendations? Went for my 2nd run today. Went early so it was cooler. Much better

Ang33333
Ang33333Graduate
in reply to Hally870924

They were Β£2.95 when I got them. Down to Β£1.95 now !

Curlygurly2
Curlygurly2Graduate

OOh! I'm in the South of France and need this! I've seen them on Amazon, 3 for around Β£7, is that what you got?

Ang33333
Ang33333Graduate
in reply to Curlygurly2

These were Β£2.95. Cheaper than that now!

Curlygurly2
Curlygurly2Graduate
in reply to Ang33333

I found one that would ship to France, it should be here next week, I'll keep you posted! Thank you!

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