Last night I almost got caught in the rain that was supposed to happen on Saturday!
The storm clouds started rolling in about halfway through my speedwork, which gave me extra encouragement to hightail it home!
I always show you the sandy side of my beach runs, but this ^ is what’s on the other side. A bunch of (mostly) fancy hotels and some delicious but (mostly) overpriced restaurants : ) Basically your typical beach area.
And a picture of the sandy side just because!
You can see from the wet sand that it had already rained earlier in the afternoon which made my run nice and muggy. Just the way I like it for speedwork nights. Can you sense the sarcasm through this screen?
Every evening when I get home from work I pack up my Armpocket (or flipbelt) with my running essentials and then head out the door.
Aside from slipping a Garmin on my wrist, I always have six essentials in my armband:
1. Drivers license – just in case they need to identify my body if I die from heat exhaustion
2. Cash – for the beach shops that sell water but don’t like you to pay with debit
3. Debit Card – in case I need access to more than $5 cash money
4. TP – in case of “emergency”
5. Keys – self explanatory
6. Phone – music / safety / pictures
I usually only stop to buy water from the beach shops on my long runs, but I still bring the cash just in case.
To anyone reading this and thinking about mugging me on a run — it’s only a $5 bill. If you want it, just ask. No violence necessary. Just know that if I die from dehydration it’s your fault.
What do you always bring with you on a run?