Crossing Borders

Crossing Borders

When I came up to Geneva for the weekend the plan was to run an ultra distance training run on Saturday and then back it up with a shorter run on Sunday morning. Yesterday, though, that plan fell through and I had a terrible run that ended about 25K earlier than I had...
Geneva to Allaman

Geneva to Allaman

I’m writing this post from my hotel room near the shores of Lac Leman in Geneva. The Milano-San Remo is on the television in the background (being Switzerland, the commentary is in excited Italian) having just finished an Italian-inspired picnic lunch on my bed...
Review: A Decade On

Review: A Decade On

I’ve been re-listening to Scott Jurek’s book Eat and Run during the week as I was working and traveling for work. As it happens, one of the chapters I listened to this week was the one in which Jurek explained what happened when he paced Brian Morrison at...
The Friday Shakeout

The Friday Shakeout

I’m back after a couple of days in Paris – including a nice sightseeing run and a morning wake-up run – I’m back in Lyon, well at least for the day. Tomorrow I am off to Switzerland for a couple of days of relaxation and ultra training with a...
Paris Before Dawn

Paris Before Dawn

After running Lyon before the sun came up yesterday and then Paris as the sun was going down yesterday, this morning I set out to run the City of Lights before it really woke up – and before a big day of work here in the French capital. I was up early to make...