Rainy Runcommute

Rainy Runcommute

Running home from work the last couple of days has meant I have been able to squeeze in some miles at either end of the day but it has also meant that there are a bunch of clothes sitting in the office that need to come home. Included in that bunch of clothes are my...
Missing Richard Simmons

Missing Richard Simmons

I had a late afternoon briefing call with a colleague to talk with an analyst from Silicon Valley at work and, when it was drawing to a close, I looked up at the window and realized that the noises I had been hearing outside weren’t workers at the building site...
Walking and Ultrarunning

Walking and Ultrarunning

One of the things that is important in ultrarunning is spending time on your feet. Not only do you have to be used to running long periods, you also have to be prepared for just being out there for long periods, moving towards a finish line or a time limit, making the...
Mud, Climbing, and Rain

Mud, Climbing, and Rain

Sometimes a run is about how you feel and other times it is about what you do. And sometimes it is about what you pass through – like this morning. I headed out for a quick 10K, myabe 50 to 60 minutes on my feet, but without any real plan beyond that. I have...
Overcast Skies

Overcast Skies

So this morning the plan was to get a run in, then run again in the evening before meeting up with the Lyon Running Crew for the regular Wednesday night group run. Except, things changed. The regular Wednesday night group run turned into a...