I ran my 2nd track workout of the season yesterday. This time I did 400’s with a 200 in between each. It was tough, but good. What made it extra tough was the wind. The back straight away and a half turn, I was running directly in to the wind tunnel.
It felt at times like I was running in place. There’s not much I can do about it though. This time of year, it’s pretty much windy like that every day. And I do have a race next week that could have the same wind, so I might as well practice in it, right?
In other news, did y’all see the North Korean Marathon is open to tourists for the first time in history? You can read about it HERE.
I’m all for destination races, but this would be crazy! I’ve always been fascinated by places I’m not usually allowed to visit – aka, Cuba and N. Korea. Call it a forbidden fruit sort of complex.
If you don’t know, most Americans are not allowed to visit Cuba – our two governments don’t play nice together. And it’s usually not a good idea to visit N. Korea, because they can get kind of detainy-to-prison-campy with Americans tourists.
Still, I’d like to see these places someday, and I know how running is a great way to see new places. Maybe they should put on something like the Disney Coast to Coast Challenge between the two countries???
Run a race in Cuba, get a medal. Run a race in N. Korea, get a medal. Then get a bonus medal for completing the “Cross World Communist Dictator Race Challenge”!
How bout you? Are you lucky enough to always have the wind at your back? Would you run in the DPRK? Up for the Commy Race Challenge?
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