Yes, it was tempting: leaving my watches (I have two, I love statistics) home and just run for a bit longer than those 12 minutes I am supposed to run. But then, I’ve followed this 100 day training plan
This didn’t really happen, I just thought it was funny. Though there actually is a group of blind runners here in town, they run with seeing buddies, who warn them of upcoming obstacles. They even run races!
I am allowed two tiny runs (12 minutes each) this week, and today was one of them. I suddenly started wondering what I will feel like next time this week…. will I be able to even walk? :O
Hmmm… I think I have found a solution for both the hydration and weather problems!
Today I ran at sunrise (the drawing looks more like the sun is setting, I know), and it reminded me of why I run: the freshness of the new day, the quietness, the animals, I love that so much!
I did it again, checked the weather predictions while very aware it wasn’t a good idea to do so, yet I just had to know! They predict rain now. Now what?
In my search for an efficient and un-harmful way to hydrate myself during the marathon, I tried this flask with a straw-type thing on top today. That wasn’t a good idea. The straw thing poked in my eye, and
When I run, I keep my phone in a FlipBelt, an elastic waistband with pockets. To protect it from sweat, I put it in a small plastic bag. Today, after finishing my run, I walked home and got my
I promised myself not to obsessively check the weather predictions for Marathon Day weeks in advance, since they don’t tend to be very accurate that far ahead and it will only make me nervous. I broke that promise on
A year ago, I loved to run here. The green fields stretching as far as the eye could see… well not really, actually, when the weather was clear, the skyline of The Hague was visible, but still. Now they