Wednesday, 11 October 2006

Incentive to run fast

Posted by Ewen On Wednesday, October 11, 2006 | 1 comment
Here's another quick post with a cartoon from Scott Brown.

It reminded me of one of the better runs I had in America. We were staying at Ashland in Oregon. I was out doing an easy jog through one of the city parks which suddenly turned into a very fast run when I saw the following sign:

CAUTION!!

Bear Sighted in the Area

If you encounter a bear:

  • Avoid direct eye contract [sic] with the bear.
  • If a bear stands on its hind legs, it is trying to detect scents and is not neccessarily behaving aggressively.
  • Give the bear a way to escape. Step off trail and slowly walk away.
  • If you see bear cubs, steer clear and leave the area.
  • Stay calm. Do not run or make sudden movements. Back away slowly as you face the bear.

Ashland Parks and Recreation - May 26, 2006.

1 comment:

  1. Ewen,

    Did it make you run as fast as you did in the nudist resort fun run with a bare behind?

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