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Pushed by Ploeckelman

I didn't sleep well or anywhere near enough last night so getting started this morning was a little tough. I knew I was going to be tired later but, at 5:00am, I reminded myself that I always feel better after a run than before, so it was time to get myself out of the...

Oldest Street in Lyon

When you live in a city that is nearly 2000 years old there are a lot of old things about the place. There are old statues, old churches, some ruins from Roman times, the odd aqueduct and amphitheater, and there are some old streets, too. This morning I managed to run...

Hills on Tired Legs

So let's recount the last 60 hours of sport... Friday night I put in a 10K on the treadmill before heading home, then backed it up with a 20K on Saturday. I put in another 30K on Sunday morning, then jumped on a bike and a rowing machine on Sunday afternoon to...

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Resting

Today is one of the rare rest days for me. Cécile is away for a family funeral, and with Jamie to look after I can't really head out the door for a run either before he wakes or after he is in bed. I know that nothing will happen and that he would never even know that...

Ruta Del Sol: Froome, Valverde, and Basque Climbers

Multiple Tour de France winner, grand tour champion, and #StraightOuttaKenya phenom Chris Froome is making his season debut at the Ruta del Sol. The fact that someone with his stage racing palmarès is opening their season at the Spanish race, though, is not what makes...

Rest Day in Paris

Today was a rest day from running as, once again, I had an early start for a trip to Paris for work. Quote honestly, I don’t mind taking the early 6:00am train to Paris. I mean, I am up anyway at or before 5:00am so getting to the train station for the train is no big...