27 November 2012 @ 11:01 am
A bit more Zombies Run! geekery  

Runner 4, meet Coffeeem. Coffeeem, meet Runner 4. Runner 4 just risked my life on a training run in order to get herself … well, you’ll see. Suffice it to say, I think you two would get along.

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Well, okay, maybe not all that risky in the end. But still and all.

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It occurs to me that when one is learning/relearning to run, one gets a sense of exactly how long a minute is. Except for those occasional moments when one actually isn’t thinking about it. Funny, but I have more of those when zombies are chasing me, too.

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Also, it’s so much easier to run in the Southwestern U.S. in autumn that summer. If the zombie apocalypse happens in summer, this whole part of the country is doomed. Unless the zombies consent to chase us all on treadmills. This seems … unlikely.

Maybe that’s why running on a treadmill never feels quite right, after all.

Mirrored from Desert Dispatches: Wordpress Edition.

 
 
Emma Bull: Dead Suckercoffeeem on November 27th, 2012 06:07 pm (UTC)
Heee-hee-hee! I can't wait to find out.
Janni Lee Simner: wildfire aftermathjanni on November 27th, 2012 06:16 pm (UTC)
A little more than halfway through. :-)
Bethcasacorona on November 27th, 2012 06:29 pm (UTC)
Nah, if the Zombie Apocalypse begins in the summer, the zombies will just cook in the afternoon sun.
Emma Bull: Dead Suckercoffeeem on November 27th, 2012 07:04 pm (UTC)
That was always my suspicion.
Janni Lee Simner: wildfire aftermathjanni on November 27th, 2012 07:17 pm (UTC)
Heh. I'd almost forgotten about that.
Janni Lee Simner: wildfire aftermathjanni on November 27th, 2012 07:15 pm (UTC)
A point. Or else instinctively chase us before sunrise/after sunset. Why do we think zombies would any more want to be out at noon in summer than we would?
Starshadowarielstarshadow on November 27th, 2012 07:48 pm (UTC)
Between allergy and "female safety issues," I decided that a treadmill was the best choice. I wish it didn't have to be that way, though. I enjoyed running outside.
Janni Lee Simner: wildfire aftermathjanni on November 27th, 2012 08:04 pm (UTC)
I think treadmills often legitimately are the best choice ... I do go ahead and use them all summer because of the heat. And actually ... allergy season would be worth my keeping in mind. I can tell when I'm flagging because of same.

The idea of running from zombies on a treadmill amuses me. But I totally do it anyway. :-)

(Oh, and night running. Because I can be attentive enough walking to take short night walks in my particular neighborhood, but running I'm not quite aware enough to be comfortable with it.)

Edited at 2012-11-27 08:06 pm (UTC)