I got out of work early today and decided to take advantage of what little day light was left outside. What a great day for running. It was a crisp, brisk fall day. Not too windy or cold, and the sun was shining!
I ran my usual route, however today it seemed so unfamiliar to me. What a difference running in the daylight makes! The leaves are beginning to change color and fall to the ground. (I made it a point to go off track and run through piles of wind blown leaves!) The smell of fireplaces burning lingered in the air. I love fall! I'm not sure if it was the time of day, or the weather conditions, but there were runners everywhere. I'm not use to that. When I run at night, I usually see 2 or 3 other runners.
I ran longer than usual tonight. This was the probably the best I have felt running in a long time. I didn't want to stop. My legs were good, breathing was good, i-pod music was good....so I just kept on running! I am not sure of the mileage, but I ran a full 50 minutes, and I felt good. I would of gone a little longer, but it was getting dark, and I have some errands to run tonight. There's always tomorrow...