Juneathon Day 15

Juneathon Day 15

A rainbow on the Ridgeway trail

Wednesday means running club. Today was a muddy run along the Ridgeway national trail route. This is an 87 mile ancient route which has been in use since prehistoric times. We didn’t run anywhere near 87 miles, more like 2 miles on the Ridgeway itself plus 2 miles to get there and back!

There was lots of sheep, some horses and even a rainbow as we neared the highest point. That made up for all the stinging nettles and brambles growing over the footpath.

 

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