Helen Palmer (nice_cup_of_tea) wrote,
Helen Palmer

Running the Silvesterlauf | 51.44 min (8.6 km)

This was a new advent tradition for me! The Silvesterlauf (New Year's Run) happens mid-way through Advent, this year on Dec 10th. I wasn't sure about running, since I hadn't run the previous week. I had been training quite hard. It was a relief to know that katcolorado felt the same way :-)

The race started just after 6 o'clock and it was really fun. It was dark, cold, with loads of runners and the atmosphere was terrific. The lights and illuminations were beautiful and it was a really well-planned run, 4 laps of the old town. We ran a really good pace and were delighted with our times!

official photos

Distance: 8.6km (9.01km on my nike gadget)
Time: 51'44'' Official Time (51'52'' on my nike gadget)
Pace: 5:45min / km

Tags: advent, katcolorado, running, zürich

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