Ten years in to this running thing and I am still making mistakes and still learning. Here are the latest lessons learnt
- Rain comes in all shapes and sizes and during one run you can experience them all
- Running in the tail of hurricane Bertha makes for a windy wet run, but this can be fun
- It’s dark at 5 am
- Chafing occurs when running 16 miles in wet conditions, this does not hurt till the post run shower, then it REALLY hurts
- Don’t wear a loose vest in the rain or the above happens
- No-one else goes for a run at 5 am on a Sunday, when the tail of a hurricane is passing through.
- No-one else goes out in their car at 5 am on a Sunday, when the tail of a hurricane is passing through.
- No-one else goes for a bike ride at 5 am on a Sunday, when the tail of a hurricane is passing through.
- People in Devon are sensible, just me that is mad.
- When madam says no she does not want to take a drink on the club run, this means she does not want to carry, but is happy for you to!
- Take a drink when running with madam, carry it for her, take a spare for after the run, because she will drink it all before the finish.
- Madam can run 6 miles well but only when she is with others if it’s just the two of you best to wear ear plugs.
- Every club run involves a bog.
- When Bruce says it’s all down hill to the car he is undoubtably lying