2009 Royal Victoria Marathon

2009 Royal Victoria Marathon
Jane, Me and Dee manning the shirt swap

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

December 29

Gear: Three top layers, two bottom layers, trail shoes and new balaclava from Santa.

Weather: -14 Celsius Feels like -22C

Sidewalk conditions: packed snow over ice with a skiff of fresh powder

Workout: 37 minute out and back

It was a cold one this afternoon. This snow is hard work. If you've ever run along a beach, not near the water but in the soft sand near the high tide line, then you'll get an idea of what it's like to run in snow that's not hard packed. You have to take small steps and it's a lot of work. With the windchill it was great to have the new balaclava. You want to have no bare spots.

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