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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Raining Sweat Again - RunLog 9-20-16

This post was written for and first appeared on One Foot In Reality.

Well the hat rained yet again this morning!!!

Gotta hate it when that happens, but it is what it is. 100% humidity, but no rain makes the run a slog, even when the temps are "only" 64*F.

The first couple of miles were pretty decent, even though Bennie had to plenty of stops to make this morning, you know one of those 9 stop mornings, that just take the wind out of your sails, especially when the going is more like swimming than running.

After the 8th stop, I just lost focus and kind of plodded along, until the end.

Not the greatest run ever, but I did get it done.

Then I thought about running this afternoon, but the leg was bothering a bit more than I like, so I decided instead to do:

5:00 minutes on the rowing machine - 250 meters
20:13 minutes on the elliptical - 2.0 miles

Not super crazy about either machine, but it they did use muscles differently than I am used to, especially the rowing machine - that good all over workout. The ellipitical was boring, but I found to 10* hill and 10 level to be the right combo for me.

What Bennie thought about running 4.0 miles in that stuff.


  1. Haha ... while I don't run with our dogs (they are too old now), even walking can be an exercise in futility! I am in North Carolina this week, and it has been very wet - but Monday was the worst because it had tapered to intermittent rain - and 100% humidity in between! There was no relief ... this morning was just rainy and 72F, which was actually wonderful. I was soaked and sloshing in my shoes when I left the parking lot so who even cares then, right?

    1. Glad you are enjoying NC, I have a feeling that the change will be here this weekend and we will look back wondering when the t-shirts and shorts will be coming back out. Love running in the rain, just not downpours or when it has the light show going. The swimming...errr running in high humidity just ain't fun ;-)


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