January 7, 2014

Polar Vortex Run

Ran Flying Pirate in tropical storm, ran Marine Corps Marathon in opening winds of a superstorm, now I can check 'running in a polar vortex' off the bucket list.

Ir wasn't the best run, but since couldn't get out this weekend, I really needed to log some miles. So I ran a quick four miles in 15° weather with a wind chill of 5°. Between my thermal tights and my thermal jacket, nothing was too cold except for my face, and I was huffing on a few hills since I don't have my winter lungs yet.

Though my Tauntaun froze before I reached the first marker, I managed to snag a quick selfie: