Finally – a run in the snow

I admit I’ve been very envious recently when several fellow runners (down south, no less!) were blogging about fun runs in the snow, and here I was – way up at 59°North – with not a spot of snow! Such a contrast to two winters ago. Yesterday we finally got a wee covering and I was determined I’d get out and enjoy it. Today I was lucky threefold: 1) eldest son was off work so I could get the use of his car (which is really my car, that he has on semi-permanent loan) 2) running son was free so he could accompany me (and carry the extra gear – map, compass, YakTrax) and 3) the sun was shining briefly during our run. We headed to Abriachan Community Woodland-a community-owned woodland high on the hills above Loch Ness.
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