Janathon day 3 and the amazing waterproof shoes!!

OK, so maybe going out for a bike ride after 24 hours of non-stop rain wasn’t one of my better ideas, but what’s a girl to do when there’s a Janathon to complete? I knew there would be some puddles but did they really have to be THAT deep, a canoe would have been more use. Still at least I had my mega waterproof shoes to keep my feet dry……
You’ve got it, they didn’t work, but to be fair it was the deepness of the puddles rather than the shoes that caused the problems. They do usually work, but then I’m not usually knee deep in water while trying to cycle (slight exaggeration, but if the rain continues who knows). Today, however, I discovered my shoes had other capabilities – like keeping the water in – yep once my feet were swimming – they stayed that way. It was like cycling in water filled wellies,and as for my wooly socks!!! Still that’s another six miles in the Janathon bag – I’m sure the shoes will dry out eventually.
Day 3 done
Work and Janathon tomorrow
Bring it on

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. richardmann55
    Jan 03, 2016 @ 21:01:22

    Love it; you have discovered that “waterproof shoes” is an oxymoron! (to be honest in this current weather, I don’t think anything is waterproof!)

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  2. jacksmumontherun
    Jan 03, 2016 @ 21:12:58

    What I couldn’t believe is how much water my shoes actually held – pretty impressive but not what I really wanted!!!

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  3. CeeJayKay
    Jan 04, 2016 @ 15:36:11

    Hate this sodden miz grey wet! Urgh! Well done for getting out there!

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