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Monday, June 21, 2010

Day 127.

3 mile run today.  I'm so happy to get to run today; I miss it on the rest days.  We're camping, here:

...an extremely remote area in the mountains, where we saw this:
(Bear scat!)

...and this:
(One of many!)

Needless to say, I was a little bit nervous about doing my run this morning.  I had my Garmin with me, and there were some nice gravel roads around the camping area, so I figured I would just go 1.5 miles one way up the "main" road, then turn around and come back to camp.  So with my pepper spray in hand, I set out on my run.  It was cold, but the skies were so blue and it was so eerily quiet, it was a great morning for a run out in the most beautiful, serene place.  My husband and I had talked about having him pace me in the car, just in case I encountered wildlife, but when I woke up and was getting ready to head out, he was sound asleep and I just couldn't bring myself to wake him.  Thankfully, right after I had turned around at my midway point, I heard the rumble of the motor, and up over the hill he came, and then I relaxed and ran the rest of the way back to the campsite.


  1. http://runningonstilts.blogspot.com/
    I started one!
    Good luck with your runs this week.

  2. Yay, Becca! I'm headed over to check it out right now...:)


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