Saturday, March 31

Washed out

Last night, even after a late date-night with Hubby that involved 3 glasses of wine, I set my alarm for 6am. The coffee maker was programmed to brew bright and early, too.

When the alarm went off, I did not want to get out of bed. But I did, because I have one last long run on the calendar before my 2012 half marathon #3. Today my training schedule called for 12 miles.

I rolled out of bed and poured myself a cup of coffee.

I thought I heard the pitter-patter of rain, so I opened the blinds and saw:
Rain dripping from the eaves...
...but I was determined to go out for a run!

So I started getting ready to head out the door.

And then I heard a rumble.
And another...
And it wasn't my tummy.

Thunderstorms are one of the few things that will keep me indoors.

If it clears up, I'll try again this afternoon. Otherwise it looks like I'm long-running tomorrow.

Are there any weather conditions that will make you change your training schedule?


  1. Rain's OK - thunder and lightning, not so much! I don't think I could do hail either! It never gets real cold here, so I have no idea if could run in sub 5C temps...

  2. I hate running in anything but warm weather, no wind, rain, snow, ice, hail, sleet, thunder, lightning. I don't mind a small breeze or a cool morning run. Otherwise I'm on the mill! If I wake up for a RACE and it's one of those unlikeable conditions, I will still race, but only cause I spent money!


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