danistrulytheman

I'm STILL a self confessing, self professing know-it-all, or so I think!

… and so, I veered left!

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my 4K run ends at a major intersection. 150 meters before that is a traffic light. a traffic light which 90%+ of the time shows me green as I approach, allowing me to run through, to run hard straight to the finish. not today. plan B; I have a secondary route if this occurs while I’m killing it. nearing, and I all I see is RED (damn you all to hell timed traffic lights, lol)! at the last possible second … I veer left … to continue making up the necessary distance without stopping. this sharp turn alone costs me a couple of seconds, but due to ongoing construction in the area, not permitting traffic, pedestrian traffic as well as I painfully found out to continue, I unknowingly ran myself into dead-end … AND, as close to a 4K without being a 4K. but luckily, I saw stairs that weren’t part of this blockade, and were left accessible for pedestrians. stairs that ultimately I ran up to finish my final few meters. I know this musta cost me at least 10 seconds on my final lap … as well as a a lot of ‘can you believe that shit’? laughter afterwards, as I admired my run on my Garmin, lol!

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Author: danistrulytheman

I'm still a self confessing, self professing know-it-all, or so I think!

2 thoughts on “… and so, I veered left!

  1. Cars… so annoying when I’m running!!
    What a fast 4K!

    • I have my frantic arm wave/point gesture technique down pat for inattentive drivers … it’s my quick driving lesson/lecture, not missing a beat as I keep on running, lol!

      Thanks, it feels good getting closer to where I was last year! 🙂

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