My favourite run – UK edition

Tomorrow morning I get on a plane, abandon husband, child and cat and head to Washington, DC for a long weekend with some girlfriends. I seriously can’t wait. I’m very excited about running down the National Mall in the morning – expect me to blog breathlessly about it when I’m back in California.

But thinking about this trip reminded me of our last trip and a gorgeous run I had there. Back in March, we went back to the UK to visit our much-loved, much missed families. I come from Wiltshire, a beautiful, rural county south of London. And a few days after we arrived, I laced up my trainers and went for my now traditional ‘welcome home’ run. My village isn’t that pretty, it’s quite modern, but after half a mile of normal life, you run into the old part of the village, down a lane, across a bridge and there you are…in the epitome of England. As I ran, I found my shoulders relaxing, my breath regulating, my heart expanding. It’s a short run…only three miles…but oh it’s beautiful and it’s home!!

So that’s my favourite UK run. What’s your favourite ‘home run’? Or where was your best run when travelling?

About Cathryn

I'm from Wiltshire, a beautiful rural county in the south of England. My husband, son and I moved to California in August 2010 with my husband's job, whilst I stay at home with The Dude, our gorgeous five year old son. I love running and cycling. I'm a Christian. I am finally learning to cook (about time too). I'm loving exploring this new part of the world and meeting its wonderful people.
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