I love running down a nature trail, not knowing exactly where it will take me, experiencing the quiet surroundings, and getting a workout at the same time. And I love sharing these journeys with you.
A few years back, I discovered Kains Woods and had a very nice run in the fall. The pictures are gorgeous.
Last week, I ran the trail again and ended up at this non-marked trail entrance.
There was still some more trail to explore, but I was exhausted and figured I would save it for another day.
But the very next day, I went back to see where this trail really did end.
It wasn’t far down the trail before I had to make this quick right turn, run down a small valley, and then back up the other side..
The trail then continued for one kilometer,
before it came to an end at Oxford Street in London, Ontario.
I ran across the street and headed in the opposite direction of the bridge.
I knew exactly where I was and thought it would be a good idea to run all the way to Warbler Woods.
The paved multi-use trail was really nice.
I took it all the way to the end and then ran through Warbler Woods back to its parking lot.
Then, I retraced my route and went back to the Shore Road entrance of Kains Woods.
That run was about 4 kilometers, so I ran down the suburb streets a little bit to get my 5 kilometers in.
As you can see on my Nike+ App, I started at the green dot, ran 1 kilometer to the main street, ran another kilometer down the street, and then ran through Warbler Woods, before returning to where I had started, ran down those streets some more and finished up my route.
I have never run two different woods before in one continuous run. It was fun!
I hope you enjoyed it too!
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