Lunch run today. Hot and humid...get used to it lori! My usual lunch run route.....but wait...the reservoir that I run past..the one with the 12 foot chain link fence and razor wire...with the big NO TRESSPASSING sign..the gait is open. Hmmmm...should I trespass? I can see they just cut the grass around the water, suuuhweeet soft grass run. Hmmmm....3 second pause and up the hill and through the gate...like peter cotton tail. Oh man did that grass feel good! Oh man did that wind that always blows around reservoirs feel good on a hot humid day! Awe! look at the goose and her gosslings. The grass was about 6 inches tall, requiring a little more knee drive and "stepping over logs" sensation. Form felt great, legs/feet under me, quick turnover, forefoot then heel down. Perfect. Wave to the Tahlequah Public Works crew eating lunch in their trucks as I left. Thankful they didn't leave before me shutting me in. scaling 12 foot razor wire fences is not a skill I wish to hone.

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Comment by Lori Enlow on May 30, 2013 at 6:27am
That's funny ;)...but you are probably right.
Comment by Karen Blackert on May 30, 2013 at 5:04am

I doubt the work crew was going anywhere before you finished working out! :) I love when you get an unexpected awesome moment like yours!

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