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...
Saintelyon DNF

Saintelyon DNF

So for the first time since I started running ultras in 2015 I recorded a Did Not Finish, or DNF. The 2017 Saintelyon was the last race in a season built around a September objective (the Ultratour du Leman) and it was perhaps the only event I went into under-excepted...
Notre Dame and a Niggle

Notre Dame and a Niggle

It was a long day of work but not a long run tonight. After a big day that started at 5am and was pretty much non-stop until nearly 6pm, I wanted to get out and de-stress by taking a quick run. Nothing too long but also nothing as adventurous as yesterday’s...
Riverside Running

Riverside Running

It’s going to be a very big week at work with major meetings Monday and Tuesday, a trip to Paris from Wednesday, and then an event all day Thursday and Friday – perhaps the most important event for the year so far. What’s going to get me through this...