Running over

Los Angeles SunriseIt was raining when I got home last night so I was worried I’d have another soaking run, but when I hit the road this morning the sun was rising and the clouds had mostly disappeared. It was pretty brisk — low 60s, I’m guessing — but I ran hard to compensate for the pizza and beer at last night’s office Christmas party and was nice and warm after a mile or two.

Usually I shoot for five miles on Thursdays, but I decided to knock out a 10k today instead. A 10k is just a little less than six and a quarter miles, I learned from my Nike Running app. Bad route-estimating on my part led to me hitting a full seven miles before I made it back to the house, though. (I knew I shouldn’t have added the extra loop into Beverly Hills, but I love seeing all the Hannukah lights competing with the Christmas lights over there.)

Sidebar: Yesterday I learned that Norah Jones is the daughter of the recently-deceased Ravi Shankar. I’m learning something new every day!

Here are the songs I heard on my run:

  1. One WeekBarenaked Ladies
  2. Free Fallin’Petty, Tom
  3. BonesKillers, The
  4. How’s My Driving, Doug Hastings?Less Than Jake
  5. My CocoStellastarr*
  6. I’m Looking Through YouBeatles, The
  7. Two Way ActionAndrew Bird’s Bowl of Fire
  8. Death and All His FriendsColdplay
  9. Devil InsideINXS
  10. Runnin’ Down a DreamPetty, Tom
  11. Last NiteStrokes, The
  12. Mr. BrightsideKillers, The
  13. Counting Down The HoursTed Leo & The Pharmacists
  14. LaidJames
  15. Wake UpRage Against the Machine

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