Sometimes a girl’s got to let down her hair and let go. It can feel a little unnatural. Leaving all worries behind is easier said than done. But it sure is freeing.
The ability to enjoy a little bit of freedom from the routine is good thing. It’s something we all can benefit from.
While taper time can be maddening, it is also a time where there is a lot of room for carefree running. You remember what that is, don’t you? It’s running without worrying about distances or pace. Without vices or devices.
I bagged the corporate lunch, pulled on my run-wear, and slipped out for a short run. I left — without watch, GPS, MP3, or other electronic gadget.
Within minutes, the crunch-crunch of the dirt-under-foot lulled me into a nice rhythm. Thefamiliarsound was music to my ears, and the feel was magic to my feet.