Smart people walk. I want to be smart. Therefore, I walk.
I recently decided I was going to start taking up long-distance running again. Like, marathons and stuff 😳.
No, I’m not having a quarter-life crisis (that I know of). In fact, I have been running most of my life.
I took some time off for the last 3 years. For no good reason besides re-prioritization and changing of pace feels good/is important. Fartlek, in Scandinavian running terms (aka “Speed Play”).
In order to condition my legs for long-distance running (Ultras eventually), I want to get my bones, muscles, ligaments, etc used to the repetition I’ll be putting them through.
So, I’m taking one step at a time (pun intended)…
…More on the running stuff – and plans fairly soon (I’m going to spend some time looking at races tonight – I like to signup for something really early, to then have something to aim for).
Here are some photos from my new favorite talking route (which includes a stop at Kaffe Landskap:
Here is a video of the beautiful Platte River just a quarter mile away from our apartment:
Oh, and if you are interested in the best sunglasses for full-face protection in the Colorado sun, the Roka SL 1X’s are really great
Cheers – more soon!