It’s nonetheless raining in Southern California. And whereas I’m grateful for the rain as a result of the drought is a large challenge right here, the novelty has worn off a bit. I used to like operating within the rain as a result of it was so uncommon. However final month’s very wet half marathon washed away my appreciation of water from the sky. Additionally – I simply realized I’ve a full race recap from that half marathon hanging out in my drafts that I by no means posted!
Anyway… I used to be making an attempt to speak you into operating within the rain (and doing a nasty job of it, however stick to me).
It was pouring on my run yesterday morning, but it surely wasn’t chilly so I actually didn’t thoughts. Plus, I had a velocity run on my coaching schedule and would moderately try this exterior than on a treadmill.
Sadly, loads of different individuals minded as a result of the runners I see recurrently on the trail opted out. So, that obtained me fascinated by causes to run within the rain. It’s actually not that unhealthy in Southern California (once more, as a result of it’s not very chilly so that you don’t have to put on specialty gear to remain heat and dry).
I got here up with a bunch of causes however there are the three prime ones…
- You’ll be able to’t management the climate on race day. If it rains – it’s useful to recollect you skilled in it. This goes the identical for different climate situations which will influence your race.
- Doing laborious issues builds confidence! It’s so essential to imagine in your self. Periodt. And it’s additional useful so that you can be assured and imagine in your means to do laborious issues whenever you’re coaching for a marathon or half marathon.
- Nobody can inform should you’re crying within the rain. (In case you favor to cover that sorta factor, not that it’s a must to.)
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