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Anyway, as it is an incredibly beautiful winter wonderland outside, I decided that I couldn't pass up going for a run. I knew I'd regret not going if I didn't - snow isn't super common in Seattle, though we are supposed to get metric shit-load this season. I through on some underarmour, a light windbreaker, a pair of thin fleece pants, my dad's biking gloves, a neck warmer, a beanie, and some fuzzy wool socks. I was concerned that I would either be too cold or too warm (never ran in the snow before), but I was actually perfect temperature-wise.
I went on the Burke Gilman on my normal 5 mile route. It was absolutely gorgeous, what with the snow blanketing everything and the flakes coming down as I ran. I also surprisingly had no problems with sliding/slipping/falling, despite the fact that my running shoes provide zero traction and I went up/down STEEP hills. I did have to go pretty slow, however - the cold air just zapped my energy. Plus I was wearing a bunch of clothing I wasn't accustomed to running in. Even though my pacing was adequate, I still got pretty tired for the last bit. Then again I haven't ran in about 2 weeks...
I was breathing so hard for the last half that I had to lower the neck warmer actually onto my neck, rather than over my lower face. My lower face quickly froze up. It just finished thawing a few minutes ago. Anyways, it was still nice, and I'm sitting at the computer now typing this with a portable heater right next to me cranked up to the hottest/highest setting. :)