I did, however, discover that Einsturzende Neubauten is ideal music for running. There's something about people shrieking in German over the throb of power tools that's very inspirational when it comes to keeping up the pace. Also, inspirational? Mirkwood spiders.
They're taking off the roof of the burned-out house across the street, much to the cat's fascination.
330.1 miles to Rauros. Trudge, trudge, trudge.