An Unfair Weather Runner

Reflections while Running in the Rain

Photo by Cristofer Jeschke on Unsplash

I went for a run one morning in a light rain. The air was heavy. The sky was gray. I could feel the humidity on my skin. “Why do I do this?” “Health? Peace of mind?” “Just keep running,” I say, “It’ll all make sense.”

As I moved along the wet trail, I saw the striking green of leaves, yellow sunflowers rising from a pile of stones and the deep, dark river…