This always happens around this time of year. There are no races to train for, no goals to achieve, and there are a lot less people on the sidewalk to give you a pleasant smile. These are the days that let you know who the hard core jogglers are.
When I first started running, I didn’t like it. It took me 8 years before I started liking it. And now, it’s great. But when the temperature gets down to 25F (-4C) and there’s nothing to train for, it gets hard.
But the joggling streak must go on. Today is day 1456, just 5 days away from my 4 year anniversary. Come hell or high water, there is no way I’m going to skip today.
So, I’ll put on some pants, long-sleeve shirt, a running vest, a headband, and gloves. I’ll put on my headphones, gather up my balls, and…