150 minutes doesn’t sound like much. It’s a nice round number. It’s easy. This an other lies I told myself when heading out for my long run today.
Thankfully right in the beginning I was distracted by an epic sunrise (check video on the bottom of the post):
After I had passed Dun Laoghaire, I had been running for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Which is half way and so I decided to eat something and then head back.
I took another quick break just before getting back to Dalkey via the James Joyce tower – one of Dublin’s many Martello towers along the coast. You can see it on the left in the distance:
The hills on the way back nearly killed me, although I was walking them! Clearly I’m more suited for trails, then for this road running, but it is a nice change of scenery.
Especially when it starts like this: