Last month, during my two weeks abroad, I ran the Edinburgh Half-Marathon for the second time. This experience was much easier than the first; but we shan’t dwell on that tired old story.
Running in Europe has historically been a solitary event for me. I have never had the opportunity to run with a friend I didn’t make at the start line. For this race, I had the pleasure of being joined by the International Woman of Mystery (I♀oM), blogger, runner and traveler extraordinaire.
Oddly enough, I♀oM and I met on Saturday after we both flew to Edinburgh on different flights from Amsterdam. We arrived at Hollyrood Park on the exact spot where I picked up my bib in 2011. Unfortunately that was not where bib pickup was in 2013 – so we had to go searching (my bad).
Hollyrood Park is a thing of beauty. Much like my…
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