23 Feb '13, 2pm

Bloggity: Don't be a fair-weather runner.

Bloggity: Don't be a fair-weather runner.

February 23rd, 2013 Matt Gibson Leave a comment Go to comments Recently, I seem to have been a bit of a fair-weather run­ner. Do you know that feel­ing? You look out of the win­dow at the dark skies and the rain, and decide that you could just as well go run­ning tomor­row, when it might be nicer. If, like me, you live in Eng­land, you’ll already have spot­ted the prob­lem here. In the last year, the chances of tomor­row being nicer have been pretty low . Becom­ing a fair-weather run­ner puts your fit­ness at the mercy of long spells of crap weather. Look­ing back, I should have found some bet­ter run­ning clothes, grit­ted my teeth, and got out there. Even if I didn’t go out for that long run in Leigh Woods — because I’d have had to swim some of it through mud — I should have just got out for a couple of turns around the har­bour, rather than let­ting the con­di­tions put...

Full article: http://mattgetsrunning.com/2013/02/23/dont-be-a-fair-weat...

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