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22 September 2013 / rubytheblacklabrador

Marathon swim


Went to support our friends running in the Sydney marathon today. ย Even at 8.30am it was hot, hot, hot so instead of jogging encouragingly next to them I went for a long swim instead. Much more sensible…


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  1. 1st World Dog / Sep 22 2013 2:52 pm

    And much better than your C2S effort Ruby… Did mum stay clear of the sausage sizzles?

    • rubytheblacklabrador / Sep 22 2013 3:03 pm

      Not a skerrit of food in sight – most disappointing – just lots of discarded food gel thingys that tasted disgusting:)

  2. weliveinaflat / Sep 22 2013 3:23 pm

    What does mom do when you go off for a leisurely swim? ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Sonel / Sep 22 2013 4:21 pm

    Looks like fun Ruby. Here its cloudy and it looks like rain, so Simba and I are staying indoors. Have fun. ๐Ÿ˜€ *hugs*

    • rubytheblacklabrador / Sep 22 2013 6:20 pm

      summer is here now – apparently will be the warmest on record. the new government has got rid of the climate change commission so we’ll never know how bad it’s going to get…

  4. fozziemum / Sep 22 2013 8:38 pm

    Happy swimming Ruby …was a lovely day here today Spring has finally arrived ๐Ÿ™‚ Hugs Fozziemum xx

    • rubytheblacklabrador / Sep 23 2013 2:24 pm

      Glad to hear it. Looking like 30 here on Thursday – phew!

      • fozziemum / Sep 23 2013 3:40 pm

        Time to hit the beach Ruby..grab your togs and enjoy ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. Emily @ Adventures of a Dog Mom / Sep 22 2013 11:20 pm

    Swimming is still great exercise! Plus, it’s easier on the joints and in my opinion way more fun!

  6. shazzarob / Sep 23 2013 2:11 am

    Aw Jake always loved to swim in the river on our riverside walks. ๐Ÿ™‚

    • rubytheblacklabrador / Sep 23 2013 2:21 pm

      They love it don’t they? – doesn’t seem to matter either how cold or dirty the water is:)

  7. Kuruk / Sep 23 2013 3:20 am

    Good idea Ruby! Woooooowoooooooo!

  8. Suzanne and Nemo / Sep 23 2013 4:37 am

    Dogs are such very sensible creatures.

  9. Elsa Primal Pooch / Sep 24 2013 6:10 pm

    Participation in a sport much better than spectating any day and swimming is the BEST ๐Ÿ˜‰ It gives you a good appetite too ๐Ÿ˜‰

    • rubytheblacklabrador / Sep 24 2013 7:19 pm

      Too right – I love swimming in the lakes, the seas, the river – anywhere. Sadly we don’t have a pool but next week we’re on holiday at the beach and it will be fabbo:)

  10. 2browndawgs / Sep 26 2013 6:46 am

    Swimming is always good!

  11. Booksphotographsandartwork / Sep 27 2013 1:43 pm

    Glad you had some nice water to cool off in. Stay cool Ruby.

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