It’s Monday evening here in Tartan Land, and it’s been one of those days today.
So, I was really ready for my three miler tonight!
@TheWelshWookie and I headed out to the harbour just as dusk settled around us. It was beautiful. Around the end of the first mile, it started to rain, and the rain continued until the end of our run, considerately stopping to allow us to walk home without being miserable. Just at the end of my run, I accidentally soaked myself by running through a big mahoosive puddle! I felt good- the run was just what I needed!
We pushed a little, and ran our fastest three miler in a while, at around 10.08 per mile. I’m pretty happy with that!
As usual, I came home, showered, and wrapped up in my comfies.
I have a question I’ve been meaning to ask you all: do you often find yourself really cold after a run? What do you do about it?
I know that at this time of year, the walk home from a run can obviously cause my body temp to drop, but my home is toasty warm, I take a warm shower right away, swap into warm comfy clothes, often wrap up in a fleecy blanket and sometimes even switch on the fire. I rehydrate, and have something to eat, then have a hot drink. But – sometimes – I can be cold for a few hours after an outside run.
Does anyone else find this? What do you do to warm up again? Am I making any mistakes, or do you have any tips?
I’m thinking about adding a daily distance log to each blog post during March and April, to keep track of my kilometres for the Around the World Running Blog Relay. What do you think?
Have you signed up yet?