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Oh Hi There, Incredible Running Path Near My New California Home!

My first run on the Los Gatos Creek Trail in sunny California! It was too warm for this vest, but I need the extra pockets. in the vest, so I

My first run on the Los Gatos Creek Trail in sunny California! It was too warm for this vest, but I needed the extra pockets.

The best thing about moving to California so far has been the discovery of the most amazing running path half a mile from my apartment. I can drop into the Los Gatos Creek Trail near its 7 mile point (it’s 10 miles end to end) and then connect to a couple of others, creating a long out-and-back route that I can’t wait to tackle!

Yesterday I went for my very first run on the Los Gatos Creek Trail. It wasn’t exactly pretty (I’m talking about the way my body felt—darn butt acted up thirty minutes in; the appearance of the path itself was quite lovely), but there is so much potential here I practically cart wheeled back to my place. I’m really looking forward to getting stronger, building up the miles, and gaining speed on this trail!

California, you and I are going to be great friends!

Have you discovered any new paths lately? What’s your favorite running route?

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