Today I ran from our cabin to the carpark at lake St. Clair a distance of 12.5Km's. It is up hill the whole way to the turn around at Lake St. Clair and down hill back to the cabin. I ran it in 1:08.03 some 7:30' quicker than when I last ran this 2 years ago.
The run is all on bitumen road withe enough verg to get out of the way of any on coming traffic of which there was very little. This run was fantastic for another reason too and I think I've joined a club, but I'm not sure of the name :-).
For eight or so Km's of the run it was snowing and it was amazing to run as little frozen specks hit my face and lips. Now I know some of you do this all the time but I have not and I was a kid in a toy shop as the snow gathered on my Beanie and shoulders. As it was around zero when I went out I wore long Skins pants, long sleeve running top, jacket, beanie, gloves and my NB 1080V2. For the most part I stayed warm but my feet and cheeks froze. Do you wear B2R's in the winter, if so what socks do you wear, if not what shoes do you wear.
As I was running I felt blessed to be running and running in this place. I was thinking of Eric's friend, Lori's mother in law and my sister who has also had huge health issues knowing how blessed I am to be doing what I love, blessed to be active and blessed to be healthy.