Even though my Sunday long runs are long only in the relative sense, the distance still gives me pause. Six miles, how long do you think that will take me? Ooh exactly 1 hour! Seriously–on the nose!
I ran through a pregnant humidity, sure that any moment her water would break. Rain would have been sweet relief; I slogged over my bridge, and returned home soaked by an urgent sweat instead of a thunderstorm.
Songs I ran to: “R.O.C.K. In the U.S.A.” by John Mellencamp, “Radio Free Europe” by R.E.M., “Radio Song “by R.E.M., “Ragazzo Fortunato” by Jovanotti, “Rainy Day Woman #12 & #35” by The Black Crowes, “Ramble On” by Led Zeppelin, “Red High Heels” by Kellie Pickler, “Reelin’ in the Years” by Steely Dan, “Rehab” by Amy Winehouse, “Rendezvous” by Bruce Springsteen, “Respect” by Aretha Franlin, “Rich Girl” by Hall & Oates, “Right as Rain” by Adele, “Right Hand Man” by Joan Osborne, “Right Right Now Now “by The Beastie Boys, “Ring of Fire” by Johnny Cash, “Ring Ring Ring” by De La Soul