Every morning in Africa, an antelope wakes up. It knows it must outrun the fastest lion, or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must outrun the slowest antelope, or it will starve. It doesn't matter whether you're the lion or an antelope -- when the sun comes up, you'd better be running. -African proverb

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Winter Running, Part Deux!

Yay -- another snow day!

Snow day = delayed school start = a little extra sleep and a morning run without rushing about.  Except for the head wind that literally stopped me in my tracks going up Somersett, I got a fun little run in.  Love getting the day off to a good start!

Monday, February 27, 2012

Welcome Back, Winter!

Snow, snow and more snow!  While I'm appreciative of the mild winter we have had so far (it has allowed me to get in many more trail runs than expected), I really do enjoy running in the snow.  It is so peaceful and pretty.  This morning was an epic snow run.  No matter which direction we were running in, it was snowing right in our faces!   I didn't have a visor on, so my eyebrows felt like Bert's -- from Sesame Street.  A big icy unibrow!  The thick snow made it a little more slow-going than usual since our feet felt heavy, but it was still a great run!  It was so bright out, and the trees looked so cool.  I wore my trail shoes for more traction, but also because I need to break them in a little more before Way Too Cool.  It was an added bonus to get them cleaned off!  I look forward to a few more snowy runs.  I will try to remember to wear a visor, though!