1000K Since Christmas

1000K Since Christmas

With the 140km completed between Boxing Day and New Years Eve added to the 857km completed between New Years Day and the end of yesterday’s run, I started this morning with a total of 997km banked since returning from our Christmas trip to Picardie. Stepping out...
So Nice I Ran It Twice

So Nice I Ran It Twice

I didn’t have the best night’s sleep last night and eventually felt my alarm go off at 4:30am. It didn’t occur to me that I hadn’t set the alarm for 4:30am (it was set for 4:50am) but I got out of bed anyway. A bad night’s sleep can be...
Lyon Running Crew #244

Lyon Running Crew #244

After missing last week’s Lyon Running Crew run while on my taper, I was looking forward to connecting with the gang again tonight as this second training block gets underway. With three runs already banked for the week, the fourth run on a Wednesday night is...
Eucalyptus FTW!

Eucalyptus FTW!

Yesterday’s run concluded at the Grand Pharmacie Lyonaise where I sought – and found – eucalyptus oil. A few hours later I was head down over a steaming hot bowl of water infused with that same eucalyptus oil and breathing in Australia. 12 hours...
In Search of Eucalyptus Oil

In Search of Eucalyptus Oil

Another run commute home from work, though this time with a greater goal than just getting in an hour on my feet and keeping it all in Zone 2. Tonight, with the head cold still kicking about and making my working day less than fun, I wanted to finish my run at a...