The Joy of Running

I decided to head to the track the other day to work out some form “issues” I was having with my stride. Since it was fairly early in the morning, I had the track to myself for about half an hour.

I was about to wrap up my workout when a parent pulled up with a car full of young boys. These guys were definitely elementary school-age, skinny as rails, and bursting with energy.

Have you ever seen the dog agility trials when the Jack Russell terriers are racing to get the “rabbit?” It’s actually a bean bag. The terriers are so hyped up (more so than usual) that they are about to run out of their skin. The hutch doors go up and the terriers race toward their quarry … yapping and barking the entire distance of the race.

That’s what the boys reminded me of as the pack ran past me.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s