This fat girl and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad run

I’ve heard runners talking about having a ‘bad’ run.  I’ve also heard runners say there’s no such thing as a ‘bad’ run, that any run is a good one because you’re running.

And for the most part I agree.  While I’ve struggled on some runs, and had some problems on others, just getting out for a run is a superb thing.  But, there are times when things can go wrong on a run.  There are times when a lot of things can go wrong on a run.  And there are times when everything can go wrong on a run.

Today, I had one of those runs.

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Thing I learned 4

Thing I Learned 4:  Morning, noon or night; at whatever time of day…if you run you are a real runner!

Thing I learned 3

Thing I Learned 3: Every runner has started somewhere.  Experienced marathoners can be just as excited over my 5k as I am!

Thing I learned 2

Thing I Learned 2:  Don’t let unexpected changes to your regular route throw you off!

Thing I learned 1

Thing I learned 1: Bored people in cars are not as scary as I first thought.