Transition Day

Transition Day

Jamie and I returned from some time in London yesterday. It’s great to be back in Lyon, seeing Cécile, and feeling the comfort that comes from knowing that you understand the city, the way it lives and breathes, and the way things work. Even if they might have...
Once Around the Park

Once Around the Park

One of the last taper runs this morning and I decided to go ‘old school’ and take my run to the Parc de la Tete D’Or. Generally I avoid the running circuit around the edge of the park because when the weather is particularly nice as it has been...
20kg and 1500km Later

20kg and 1500km Later

I like the data that I gather about each of the runs that I do. A review after I get home, a blog post about every training session, and a daily track of what I eat? This stuff is fun for me and I think it helps me to train better, smarter, and more effectively. As a...
Three Weeks Out

Three Weeks Out

I was feeling really flat before this run. I mean really flat. Call it being tired, call it fatigue, call it whatever – I just wasn’t feeling good. Cécile suggested I give the run a miss and instead just get some rest but I know that generally I feel...
Coquillat: One Year Later

Coquillat: One Year Later

One of the good things about tracking all of my runs and using Strava and Garmin Connect is that I can identify some running routes, hills, and challenging sections that I have run before, and then see how my performance varies over time. This was what motivated me to...