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what not to wear

Considering that it is well into the heart of winter here is Southeastern, PA, I decided to make a post about what to wear while running. This past Saturday I was blessed to be able to participate in the 2nd of the Winter Pickle Series hosted by Runtheday at Ridley Creek State Park. The race began at 10 AM and it was about 12 degrees. I thought I was prepared for this event by wearing my cold weather running pants and my warm Nike Pro combat shirt paired with a New Balance wind breaker a Buff to cover my face and my classic black hat with the Beatles Patch. I also was wearing nike running gloves and my Brooke's Pure flow Twos. I bet you are thinking ok it sounds like this girl is prepared but I made a huge mistake that day; I was wearing the wrong socks. I was wearing some generic colorful socks that I wear on any giving day and in
fact I am wearing a pair now. My feet were freezing and my ankles were almost as equally cold. The thing I find even more strange is that my right foot was far colder than my left. I ran the race and kept a pretty normal pace for myself and even found one of the Pickles that were hidden along the path. I was happy to be on the path and not the trail that day. I think if I were running through ice and snow my feet would have hated me for the remainder of the day. Next month for the 3rd and Final Winter Pickle for the season I will remember to consider wearing warmer higher socks!


  1. Run to the kitchen eat a snack and bake me a pie.....thanks babe love you

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