Only an hour

But a quick run after work can be memorable when the conditions are right … wrong depending on your perspective. It was mizzling and gloomy but I felt like getting out so I grabbed the headtorch and shot off to the beach.

Its down there somewhere I can hear it
Ok so now we get white goods delivered to the beach – This is gonna take some shifting if the tide doesnt
And nets – big nets, perhaps they are to catch fridges in
Off into the mist. 

I was enjoying being out and didn’t feel like turning back as it got darker figuring I know it well enough that a headtorch would be fine. Of course it started raining a bit harder at that point but thats fine.

I got to the ladders and commenced my climb while it was light enough

Note superb capture of rain driving horizontally by now

So up the ladder (I was very careful mum I promise I even used my hands and everything) and scrambled up to the clifftops and decided to use my headtorch for the descent back at the other end and discovered the battery was dead …

Apparently the torch feature on android phones is not an app and being cold & wet up a steep slope you have to descend is not the place to have to discover how to locate it. Eventually I worked it out and managed to run home without further incident – well apart from nearly running into a horses arse which its fair to say gave us both minor heart attacks.

See what you can get done in an hour? Lots!

Author: Gareth

Running coastal trails in South Wales and working on a healthier body and mind

3 thoughts on “Only an hour”

  1. *lol* you do make my day when I read your blog posts! I have never run with a head torch, but then i have street lights…doesnt it bob about? doyng doyng doyng and then you end up with a dented red spot on your forehead? 🙂

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      1. HAAA HA HAAA HA HAAA!!! Can just picture you with an imaginary cape “tooooooo infinityyyyyyyyyyyyy aaaaaaaaaand beeeeeYOND’!!!!! beep beep!


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