Today is day # 681
50 days to my 2 year run-erversary!
The weather on my end of the East coast has been Ah-mazing!
When my family is in Virginia my runs already have to be worked in around the Heat. The Heat is an issue that I usually don't have to start factoring in for at least another month. Even back in PA I am wearing shorts and tees on every run and I finish my run a dripping mess.
The Heat. It begins to take on it's own persona as it becomes yet another factor to be weighed when planning my days.
It's a welcomed friend in the mornings when I can grab and tee shirt and shorts and run out the door. There is no need to make certain that my base layers was washed or my tights can be found, I can get up early and hit the road.
The Heat has a less friendly side as the day goes on. What started as an easy run can quickly become an event in planning as the mercury climbs. Thoughts of distance, duration, hydration and protection all have to be handled before I step out the door once the Heat begins sharing the day with it's playmate, Humidity. They can be a bully of a combination. Afternoon runs have to be pushed to later in the day or inside once those two team up.
Although I've been lured out on more miles thanks to the mostly friendly side of the Heat , I know that come this Saturday at The HAT Run,
read about my 2011 Running of the HAT Run HERE
I might have to deal with his friend Humidity too. And I'll be ready!
But no matter what the weather brings this weekend I am eager to have another race to help me get one step closer to that A goal this year;
It's only Tuesday.
Are you already looking forward to the weekend too?
What are your big plans?