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Up, Over, and In

Up (the hill), Over (the hill), and In (to the office) – so went the run commute this morning.As I mentioned yesterday, the plan for Monday and Tuesday was to get about 10K in both days. The Monday turned up a little short after a very long day in the office but...

After Work Tempo

I was in at work this morning at 6:45am.Ouch.My last meeting ended at 6:30pm.Ouch again.I had planned in advance to run home from work and then run in again tomorrow morning, hoping to get in 10km or more each way. Yet as my last meeting didn’t finish until late...

Lurdunum Reco

In a little less than two weeks time it is the first hit out of the season for 2019: Lurdunum.This is an annual fat ass run hosted by the Lyon Ultra Run club which traces a route up and down the hills of the city, through the traboules and back streets, and onto some...

Gilets Jaunes Acte X

There’s tear gas in the air, a helicopter hovering overhead, and smoke obscuring the streets around the apartment? Must be Saturday.Another week, another Gilets Jaunes protest here in Lyon. And in Paris. And everywhere else in France. This is the tenth weekend...

Back on the Track

I’ve got a couple of decent runs planned for the weekend so all I was really aiming for with this evening’s effort was a chance to let out the stress of the week and listen to a good podcast. Lucky for me I got out of the office on time, was out on the...