Day 68 mile 68: It seemed like a good idea at the time…

bad ideasDay 68 mile 68: It seemed like a good idea at the time… Buoyed up by the experience of setting a new PB running up the slip road from the beach yesterday (a 10% hill lasting 1/5th of a mile), I decided that I don’t mind running hills again. So, endeavoring to maintain the momentum I decided to go up the iconic Lon Pobty in Bangor. I should really have thought this through, just look at the contour lines at the start!!!

That said, it is a beautiful (if somewhat brutalizing) jaunt, starting in the midst of the houses with their thick stone-blocked walls. It winds up past the new student halls before plateauing out into a rural lane where golf courses give way to fields, walls to hedgerows and birds of prey circle in the rising morning air.

Then, you get to turn around and run down 🙂

Dedicated to a friend of mine, 1953-2017 enthusiastic runner and enjoyer of life. Have a good one mate.

I’m running a mile each day everyday for 2017. If you feel you can sponsor me please do, as all the money raised will go to the Cleft Lip & Palate Association (CLAPA) who provide services all across the UK to support people affected by it.

Distance: 2358.1 meters recorded

(1 mile = 1609.34 m.)
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