Usually, the biting horse flies are out at the park from May 1 through the end of July. Here it is, late May, and they are finally out. I ran 2.5 miles on the trails and managed not to get bit. Maybe it was the deep woods OFF or I am too fast.
Retired from the Army in 1984 and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in 2005. Began running in 1961 and racing in 1983. Completed over 1,000 races, to include 101 marathons or ultra-marathons. I am a STREAKER, meaning that I run every day. Member of the U.S. Running Streak Association, Seven Hills Running Club in Huntsville, Texas, Lufkin Area Pace Setters (LAPS) and Team RWB. Author of the book, How to Put on a Road Race.