Injury Update

Injury Update

A week after the 100km de la Somme and it’s time for an injury update. I wrote a few days back about the pain I had in my left foot and the tendons around my foot. I didn’t remember turning the foot or putting any strange pressure on it during the race...
100K: Injury

100K: Injury

I’ve been reasonably lucky with injuries this year and have managed the couple of problems I have had without too much trouble. Coming out of the 100km de la Somme on the weekend, though, I found myself with a strain or sprain that will need a few days or more...
50 Days Out

50 Days Out

So I’m 50 days out from the Ultratour du Leman. I’d be lying if I claimed I was exactly where I wanted to be right now. I am behind on training for a variety of reasons – family, vacation, illness, injury, and work – but I haven’t lost my...
Ouch, My Back

Ouch, My Back

Waking up this morning I headed out and grabbed some breakfast for Jamie who was enjoying having a TV so close to his bed for once – we should do this at home, too, Dad, he had told me and I just grunted my reply. Back home we ate, got dressed, packed up all the...
Miles Before Moussaka

Miles Before Moussaka

After what has been a pretty disappointing week training wise – only one run and that aborted after only about half an hour with leg pain – I was looking forward to heading out this morning to test the legs and see if the pain which had arrived so suddenly...