I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been asked if I get bored running for hours and hours at a time. For me, it’s quite the opposite. There are very few activities that completely engage my body and mind like a good long run. While pushing myself that distance takes a ton of physical and mental strength, it’s also uninterrupted time to enjoy my surroundings.
Living in Saint Petersburg I think I often take the beauty of this place for granted. The route I run almost every morning is pretty much paradise. It’s no wonder Rock n Roll St. Pete, Women’s Half Marathon and St. Anthony’s Triathlon use part or all of this route.
Yesterday, during my 20 mile training run I decided to document it. So here it is, 20 miles, on foot, in pictures.