They creak and shake, echoing with love
For a journey through the forest greens,
Along the busy roads from town,
But it brings a fear and hate,
My body tiring of the impact on the joints,
And yet, as I cross the finish line,
It’s just a feeling of content
That wraps a blanket round my soul.
I ran a really long way for a training run today. I dread the thought of going out for these runs but when I get going I quite enjoy the pain. And then, when I get home, that feeling of elation is just enough to make me fall in love with running again. Almost enough to make me consider signing up for another 100 miler….