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No Rain, No Gain

Running outside my comfort zone

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If I’m gonna get wet, it’s in a heated pool, a warm sea, or a hot shower.

I waited most of the day for the stormy Provincetown weather to clear so I could do my prescribed tempo run — an easy warm-up and then two miles at half-marathon pace.

I’d said earlier that the downpour would commence 10 minutes after I started.

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Bob Merckel

Bob Merckel

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Editor: Counter Arts, Age of Empathy, The Memoirist | English teacher/language consultant in Barcelona and Provincetown.