with the days getting shorter... a recent conversation turned to illumination... headlamps and flashlights to light a path.
I've never run with a headlamp... or a flashlight.... maybe it's from my Army days where the emphasis was light = target.
I have done a bit of running in the dark/semi darkness.
Once while doing an interval run by mostly moonlight and the occasional postlight I had quite a scare.
During a speed interval... in oxygen debt... legs churning... I looked down lust in time to see this chasm... only one step away... a quick crow hop.. and my best imitation of Renaldo "Skeets" Nehemiah... and I'm flying thru the air... I barely clear the obstruction which I recognize as I touch foot to earth on the far side...
I had pulled the herculean feat of jumping over... a shadow