Legs still sore from Tuesday's long run, and planning to climb later that night, I decided on a short run last Thursday. So, in very misty conditions, I headed out along the roads, turning onto the trail, as I normally would. As I cruised along the trails, I was thoroughly enjoying myself, and thought "why don't I just keep going along the trails"? A fine idea, aside from the very hard climb up the hill along the road that didn't quite fit in the "easy run" plan!!
As I cruise along the trails, I pass a random guy carrying his "A-bike". With it's roller-blade type wheels this thing certainly isn't suited to the trails!
Misty conditions, very good for running, beckoning me to follow the trails all the way to the bottom.
Fairly ideal really, pity the same couldn't be said for my legs!
The paved section of the trail on my way down to Po Lam
After getting to the road, I start my uphill struggle. This is a temporary concert hall being constructed in Hang Hau Village, I'd guess, in relation to the Ching Ming Festival. These temporary concert halls are very common in villages, and quite quick to construct and de-construct.
Halfway up the hill I pass a house named The Chocolatier. It's now abandoned, with no windows left and graffiti adorning the walls
Cruising back into HKUST, the misty conditions are rather apparent
While I finished the run feeling quite okay, I think I pushed too hard, cramping up quite badly at climbing that night and not being able to run the next day.
A nice relaxing long weekend is exactly what is needed!
"The long run is what puts the tiger in the cat." (Bill Squires)
See you out on the trails!