Running 2022 Highlights: Running 2022 was a good year, if not great. The good included incredibly beautiful runs through 31cities in 10 countries. But Brussels knocked me off my only running goal for the year.
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Aug 25, 2022: Broadway, England. I managed a few solitary Broadway runs, through steeples, stiles, sheep and rain. It was fantastic, despite the sop and stinging nettle.
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September 8, 2022: Conwy, Wales. The morning rain had passed, and blue skies began to peek through the clouds. Conwy Mountain was calling; time for a run!
“And we run because we like it, through the broad bright land”
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― Charles Hamilton Sorley, “Song of the Ungirt Runner“
Aug 16, 2022: London, England. Tourists were already swarming Southbank as I started my morning Thames Run; I felt like a half-back, trying to hit a gap in the line just to gain a few yards.
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June 3, 2022: Andorra. Jean and I added Andorra, another European micro-state, to our “been there” list. Tiny Andorra, population 80,000, has an area of only 181 square miles.
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May 1, 2022: Luxembourg Run. Luxembourg is a stunning city, one of the most beautiful we have seen anywhere. And this morning, the sun is dodging clouds while the flowers shine a light all their own. It is a perfect day for a run!
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