Run in Lyon Marathon

My first road marathon on a dodgy left leg?
I would finish but it would be damn painful.

Ultratour du Leman

My first shot at a hundred mile race in Switzerland.

Sri Chinmoy 50K

It was very hot and I started too fast. A recipe for disaster? Almost…

Ultra Boucle de la Sarra 24 Hour

I ran all day and all night for more than 100km and added 5000 vertical meters of stairs. Yeah, it hurt.

Saint Fons 12 Hour

More than 1700 kilometers in training over 150 hours and 11,000 meters in vertical gain all came down to one half-day in Saint Fons – and I delivered.

Latest Runs


It was a very grey day today in Lyon and I spent the morning at the museum with Jamie instead of hitting the pavement. However, come the afternoon and with no change in the weather, I left Jamie and a couple of his buddies in front of the game console and headed out...

Academia Militar

Another short morning run today before what will be a very long day of work at the Web Summit here in Lisbon for Cosmo Tech. After yesterday morning's shot at getting lost in an unfamiliar city I decided to make things easier for myself today by mounting something...


I flew into Lisbon yesterday with a couple of others on the Cosmo Tech team for the Web Summit. Or, I should say, I flew in eventually as the flight was very delayed leaving Lyon which meant my 3:00am wake up probably could have been 5:00am without too many issues....

Other Posts

2018 FIFA World Cup: Predictions

I know precious little about football (soccer) but, living in France, I am aware that every four years or so the countries of the world get together to sort out who the best at kicking a round ball into a rectangular goal is. And, as the FIFA World Cup qualifiers are...


The Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey is over and the results are in: Of the eligible Australians who expressed a view on this question, the majority indicated that the law should be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry, with 7,817,247 (61.6%) responding Yes...

18,000 People Who Want To Kill Me

So this is disturbing: French intelligence chiefs have revealed that a list of individuals considered radicalized and potentially violent now numbers 18,000. Some 4,000 of the most dangerous are under close surveillance. The head of France's internal intelligence...