Sunday, January 24, 2010

Sunday Long Run

Environment Canada said -9C (-17C with wind chill). Two hours, twenty minutes and eleven seconds later, Garmin says I ran 16.26 km. He (not sure why, but I'm pretty sure my Garmin is a guy) also says I burned 1166 calories. Not too shabby!

I sure wish people would clear their f&%*ing sidewalks, though! And a note to the city of Calgary: while I appreciate that you use a sweeper to clean the paths, without the addition of salt, you polish the ice and thereby make the paths MORE dangerous than if you didn't clean them at all. I slipped no fewer than THREE times all on paths the City is responsible for cleaning. Good thing I've got some superior core strength or I would've bit it, each and every time!

Off for lunch with S's family at the Taj (where else would we go?) then we're heading to Lake Louise for the night. It's the final day of the ice carving contest and it's S's birthday tomorrow. I'll be back tomorrow night!


Carol said...

Pathways by the Bow weren't so bad. They actually did salt one nasty section yesterday, so today it was all clean.
My Garmin is also a guy, because he likes to annoy the crap out of me! Today he just stopped at 12.38km...guess he was tired or cold or wet...what ever! I manually figured out my time and pace, and came in just behind you.
Have fun at Louise.

Vanessa (Last Night's Leftovers) said...

Awesome job on the run! I don't even attempt outdoor runs in the winter...I'm a wuss. :P