1. To play or run about wildly, boisterously, or joyfully
2. To run or go rapidly and without effort, as in racing
3. High-spirited, carefree, and boisterous play
4. One, especially a girl, that sports and frolics
(all definitions found here.)
binge, frisk, frolic, gambol, idyll, lark, ploy, revel, rollick, fling, spree
The Ash Lawn-Highland website describes the James Monroe 5k as a “challenging but fun cross-country course”.
For me, it was a true romp through the stunning fields and wood of Ash Lawn-Highland.
smiled as I stomped through the mud,
marveled at the work my muscles were doing to propel me up each hill,
commiserated with my fellow runners and
I crossed the finish line sweaty, tired and happy.
The race was a good excuse for me to finally see what I’d been missing.
I took the house tour (free with race entry) before I left.