5th Annual Winter Challenge

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  1. Barefoot YOW

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    Still getting in some qualifying miles here. Can I save them for next year, with interest?
     
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    Same here Lee earlier this week wound up doing 5k with a windchill of -10C. Didn't feel like it though as the pavement has already started to retain some heat that is still present in the early morning. Feet did not feel half as challenged compared to -10C in the fall. With that in mind I think I'm heading out to Fulton Brewery out your way next week or the week after, and time permitting I'll give you a dingle and see if we can get together for a brew or run.
     
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    Sounds good Dutchie. Looking forward to it. I'm still in pretty bad running shape, but I should be able to manage a beer or two. Fulton is a good brewery too.
     
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    Do you want the ones we've posted over the course of the year in this thread emailed as well? I already posted most all pics I took, not sure if you've been saving them along the way. But I could get a few together and send still if you would like.
     
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    Same here! I ran a 5K race on Saturday - it was 32F at the start and breezy. We had some snow falling here last Wednesday, but not enough accumulation to run on. It is Spring, isn't it?
     
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    When does the 2015 Winter Challenge end?❄️❄️❄️❄️
     
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    For us it was last Tuesday, just as I was beginning my run! Luckily there was no accumulation, and the snow stopped about a mile and a half into the run, otherwise I would've been screwed, as I didn't think to bring back-up footwear. I knew I'd probably be alright though, since the temps were in the mid to high 30s and I know I can run on moist surfaces above freezing. I can't do snow though!
     
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    I am working on sorting through photos, if it's not too late to send them...
     
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    Not too late Yvonne. Send them along. Hey! Congrats on 2nd place and a whole stack of miles.
     
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    Great! I have lots of photos, I am about to send you an email with a bunch. Had a hard time trying to choose, so I apologize now for the amount ;)

    Thank you! It would have been nice to get first place, it was thrilling to hold that position for awhile early on. Oh well, another second place it is. And I am the first place female again :p
     
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    are we thinking of having another winter challenge? if so, i suppose it should get defined relatively soon. not that i'm volunteering to coordinate, because i'm terrible at that kind of thing. but i would gladly follow a more worthy leader.
     
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    I was wondering the same thing!
     
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    Running in winter challenge conditions already out this way. This Saturday was running in +1 Celsius and this morning was +3 Celsius. Earlier this week the temps were on the minus side of zero. If I remember correctly we can bank these runs and enter them when winter challenge begins. :coldfeet:
     
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    I have emailed YOW to see if he is running the Challenge again this year, and offered my services if he is unable.

    Watch this space!
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