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Rain Running (squish squish)

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I had my 20 mile run scheduled for last weekend. And I was really scared. I’ve never run that far before. Usually I pound out my long run on Sunday. This weekend, the gorgeous 70 degree Saturday was slated to turn brutal and nasty by Sunday—windy and rainy and temp in the 40s—so, in my head, I switched my long run to Saturdays.

It wasn’t to be.

Saturday was just too busy. Kids going here, kids going there. Everyone needed a ride somewhere and I needed a “personal day” for myself. I yanked out the credit card and went shopping. 6 pairs of pants and 3 tops later I felt good. I sipped my Peets coffee and enjoyed sitting in the sun. I was secretly hoping that the storm would somehow pass quietly over northern California in the middle of the night and I would awake on Sunday to sunny skies again.

It wasn’t to be.

At 5 a.m. I awoke to a strange noise—rain on the patio out front. I climbed back into bed and slept until 7 a.m. I knew that if I didn’t get up now, I wouldn’t go.
Coffee’d up I d…