First of all, I want to wish everyone a very happy Christmas! I hope you’ll have some very relaxing and invigorating festive days as this year draws to a close. Let 2014 be the year when all your wildest dreams come true and chase you, incarnate, down the street.
So far, I’ve spend my Christmas riding, running, eating, and getting merry in many ways. I celebrated Christmas Eve with a little evening run around St. Andrews, including a spell of running on the West Sands, the beach made famous by “Chariots of Fire”.
Today, I ran up the Bishop in the Lomond Hills, which seemed appropriate for Christmas Day. However, when I say run, I mean that I crawled up the hill (I took the steep path up from Scotlandwell) only to be almost blown away near the top and getting very wet feet on the boggy descend. Nevertheless, it was lots of fun, life affirming, and certainly a great workout that allowed me to tuck into Christmas dinner without shame.
Thank you all for being part of this great community of running bloggers! A few days ago, the lovely TartanJogger and I half-jokingly contemplated the possibility of going for a run together at some point. It’s made me think that there are many fellow running bloggers here who I’d just love to meet for a run. Any thoughts, any takers?
That’ll be so much fun! I really can’t imagine a run with you not being fun! If we meet somewhere half-way-ish (Loch Lomond perhaps?) I could easily join you for a run on weekend day. =D
I’d love to meet for a run! If i’m up your way I’ll let you know…and you should give me a shout if you come to Cornwall, we’ll hit the coast paths 🙂 🙂
Absolutely! You’d be most welcome here if you want to give our Scottish trails a try. 😉 I’d love to come run in Cornwall too… perhaps we can plan something silly in 2014? 😉
Once I’ve done the lakes 10 peaks in June I may have to look into some training in Scotland 🙂
That would be wicked!