A Bear Crosses Through A CO Foot Race
I thought we'd covered all of the recent unusual bear intrusions, but apparently I was wrong. Thank goodness this one kept going on its path as the runners did the same!
Then again, maybe it was Man who was intruding. I suppose it depends on who you ask. It DID happen in Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs, which seems like a place where a bear should be able to do his thing unobstructed.
Much like you or I would do if we were a bear, this one waited patiently on the side of the road for a gap to open up among all the runners, before sprinting to the other side.
When I run, surroundings are everything. There have been times I felt I couldn't finish a 5K because where I was was kind of lame. This would've helped me because a) excitement and entertainment multiply the distance and time I can run, and b) something about seeing a bear would probably make me run faster.
This, after these all came about within the past month:
And, just in case: