After relaxing and enjoying afternoon tea outside the van, we went for a walk to the beach.
I had my jog along the clean sand of the beach near, Ballina Beach Holiday Park, where we are staying. The photo of my running was near the end of my run in the dark, so it looks very grainy.
It would have been so easy not to have made an effort, and to have stayed relaxing in the park, catching up, saying that I was too busy to exercise. I found the running a little harder tonight than on other nights; I seem to have more fitness some days than others. I ran just over a kilometer in the loose sand, took a rest for five minutes then ran a second one kilometers. It was not the best exercise session I have had, though I should realize the sand being soft, made it a greater effort, to run two kilometres on this sand than it was to run six kilometers at Seven Mile Beach on firm sand. I should not judge the exercise on distance but effort.
Tomorrow I go to Ballina to shop for my fresh fruit and vegetables, and I will be looking for an oval to do my timed 1-kilometer time trial. That is my fitness test, to see how much-increased speed I have gained over one-kilometer in my distance coverage, in the past four weeks.
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