The River Ness 10K run

River Ness 10K run

Most of my running is done alone, along the quiet minor roads around the village or along empty forest tracks. Today’s run was different. I ran alongside about 2600 runners in the Baxter’s River Ness 10K run. This run is part of the Festival of Running which also includes the Loch Ness Marathon, The River Ness 5K (which I did as a newbie runner last year) and the Wee Nessie 400m run for under 5s.

Although I don’t like crowds I loved the whole ‘family fun’ atmosphere at the event with thousands of runners from all over the UK and beyond. It was so great to see the wee tots walking around wearing their 5K and 400m medals! 😉
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Just for the hill of it

Just for the hill of it!

I’m back home recovering from doing another 10K race – the Run Balmoral Tartan 10K. That is why I wore my kilt – I don’t usually run in it! No PB this time and no great feeling of euphoria; more totally wabbit*. That’s OK as I wasn’t expecting a PB for this race as it is a tough race with an infamous hill. *(Scots word meaning exhausted, tired, worn out, knockered,etc).
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