So yesterday I taught Woody Allen how to come into the house through the doggie door.
Clearly, I’m winning at life! Of course, now he goes in and out all day long and it’s starting to work my last nerve so maybe I’m not really winning. The jury’s still out on that one.
Anyway, yesterday and today I detoured from my normal running route and visited an old favorite, the Ream Wilson Trail. I used to run there all the time but haven’t in quite a while. I’m not sure why I stopped because it’s shaded and in the summertime, it’s a godsend. Trust me.
Anyways, I thought I’d show it to you. So, without further delay, let me introduce you to one of my favorite trails.
The Ream Wilson Clearwater Trail is an off-road trail connecting the Gulf of Mexico at Clearwater Beach to Tampa Bay at Safety Harbor.
I usually run down to Kapok Park which is close to my house, run around Kapok Park and then enter the Ream Wilson Trail from there.
I couldn’t wait to enter the shade.
As the sun comes through the trees the next portion of the trail is beautiful.
At the end of the bridge, I go to the left towards Safety Harbor. This is the area where I always see bunny rabbits.
When I do my long runs I sometimes turn left here and head up towards the Safety Harbor Marina along Bayshore and I cannot even tell you how beautiful it is. Unfortunately that part of the run is not shady but you do have the pleasure of running along side Tampa Bay so I guess you just have to pick your battles.
Maybe I’ll share that trail with you next time. You might have t to wait til winter though or at least til it’s a little cooler out. Until then, I’m sticking with the Ream Wilson Trail.
Tell me about your favorite place to run when it’s hot outside.