53*F = Shorts in January

It was pouring rain this morning and by the time we went out for Bennie’s first walk, the driveway was a skating rink – like most everyone else it seems.

fdb05-15875940_1816566228604378_5106909418537091072_nLuckily the roads were not too bad, but there just wasn’t enough time to get in a run after walking Bean. We had slept in a little more, while waiting for the rain to stop, just a little too long.

However, with the rains came a huge break in the temperatures we went from -7*F up to 53*F in just over 24 hours. Which meant that when I got over to Planet Fitness there was no way I could go inside and force myself on the treadmill. I c’mon man…it was over 50*F, bright sunshine, a bit of breeze and the roads over that way very runnable.

Let’s see, shorts are okay at that temp, short sleeve shirt – it was pretty breezy, but I have an emergency windbreaker in the truck and my running gloves. Ahhh what to hell, I got enough gear to run 3-4 miles outside. Continue reading “53*F = Shorts in January”