Minus Eight

Minus Eight

I said that it was cold yesterday morning. It was also cold yesterday evening when I ran from Cosmo Tech to collect Jamie at the Masque de Fer fencing club – the wind was howling along the Rhone river and almost stopped me in my tracks at a couple of points. But...
Five Below Zero

Five Below Zero

It’s. Damn. Cold. The maximum temperature today in Lyon is expected to be 0°C. The maximum! When I head out the door at 5:15am for the morning run, though, it wasn’t anywhere near that ‘warm’, sitting instead about -5°C. Ai ai ai…how is...
Trail Caluire Rhone Saone

Trail Caluire Rhone Saone

This morning’s session was a little different as I ran in a group…sort of. More precisely, I went running with the family as Cécile and Jamie came along with me for the Trail Caluire Rhone Saone, a short event not too far outside of the Lyon city limits...
Cracking the Cardinal

Cracking the Cardinal

The back half of the working week saw me either in late meetings or at home with Cécile instead of in the gym laying down a couple of ‘bonus’ kilometers after a day in the office. As I still want to keep my weekly mileage up above the 50 mile or 80K mark...
Gonna Fly Now

Gonna Fly Now

If you follow anything that I write here with any regularity you’ll notice that I like me some data. I track my runs with a GPS watch, I upload everything to Strava, I compare times on segments, race for virtual trophies, and I smile when I finish a run with a...