We did get some snow on Friday and Saturday this last weekend, but apparently that was enough. When I went for my afternoon training run yesterday afternoon it already felt very cold and I could see the clouds moving in that are now delivering more snow today. In addition, temperatures are dropping. When I left home this morning it was 20 degrees, but right now my phone shows an outside temperature of just 14 degrees and according to the forecast we might even go into the Minus Degrees overnight. Not fun, Mr. [Read more…]
Archives for February 2014
Punxsutawney Phil has seen his shadow and that means an additional six weeks of Winter. Isn’t that exciting?! That little groundhog is showing us the way (in a fun way). Well, I checked the local forecast for this week and Phil knows his stuff. It is definitely going to be a very wintery week with temperatures going below zero (Fahrenheit) and we might even get more snow. I thought it was enough that the local Denver Broncos got beat-up in the Super Bowl, but apparently “the Denver Metro Area deserves more punishment”. Not funny! AT ALL! My marathon training has officially begun and I do not like those temperatures and the snow anymore.
Back in December I ran a local Half Marathon race (Fa La La Half Marathon) and it was freaking cold back then. How cold you ask? It was in the low single digits when the race started and it was still in the low single digits when I crossed the finish line. Yes, that’s how cold it was. While I have cold weather running gear, I did not have the right stuff for a 2 hours+ race that was held in those arctic-like temperatures. [Read more…]