The mid winter weather of lashing rain, wind and dark coldness seems to have lasted for weeks.
When you are lying on the sofa, listening to the storm raging and the hail banging on the windows, it is often difficult to contemplate going outside for a run.
But the great thing is having people who keep dragging you out through the winter.
We've done some wild ones.
Tonight it was so windy that we didn't talk for the first half "out" section, which is unheard of.
Once we turned round, the wind was behind us and we were blown back down the hill looking at the moon and stars.
A few hills more...
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