It’s hot out there folks, like real hot. When its hot for a land going, desert loving, saliva spitting, water storing mammal like us, then you know it’s hot. So for the sake of safety lets review a few ways to beat the heat and keep pounding the trails. The booze; during the week, trade the elixir of life for some good old fashion water……HAHAHAHAHAHAHAAAAAA! … Continue reading It’s So Hot, I Could Vomit. Wait. Yup. Just did.
Let me tell you a few of my favorite things about trail running. The trees, the lightning bugs, the supprise ferral dogs, hogs and river otters. The feeling I did something hard and unnecessary. The soladaraty. But mostly…….mostly…….I enjoy the fact that I never run into drunk woman in their 20’s. Continue reading “When the Dog Bites, When the Bee Stings, When I’m Feeling Sad……”
Up at 450am….ok, 5:15, on the trails by 6, back in the truck 3 miles and 34:15 minutes later, showered and into work by 8. The rest of the day went just like that. Project. Deadline. Project. Deadline. Deadline. Project. Project. Deadline. Beer. Not that I’m complaining, this camel has a good life, just sayn’ my legs hurt. Continue reading The Fun of Early Morning Runs is The Busy Ass Day That Follows
5k, in the low 90’s…..that’s already getting too damn hot. Not to mention, it was a disgraceful time. 39:30. And don’t forget that fat leg chafe, enuff to make this camel spit. Oh ya, there was a fair amount of stairs involved, too. So, to recap; Hot, disgracefully slow 5k, with stairs and fat leg chafe. Ugh. I need water. Continue reading Damn, it’s hot.
The pants don’t fit anymore and the “Truffle Shuffle” happens when we scuttle. SO, it’s time to get back to the woods, on the trails, back to whats good. And no better time to start then the beginning of summer in North Texas. All sorts of things to look forward too, Poison Ivy, Skeeders, Chafe, Dehydration and that other thing….what was it….oh ya….The oppressive heat. … Continue reading After an Experiment in Fat and Lazy, It’s time to return to what’s good.