Ultratour du Leman

Ultratour du Leman

Sunday morning at a little before 8:30am I took the final steps to cross the finish line of the Ultratour du Leman. 178 kilometers or a little more than 110 miles after I had left Villeneuve in Switzerland I was back having completed my first 100 mile ultramarathon. I...
Goals for the Ultratour du Leman

Goals for the Ultratour du Leman

So in about an hour from now I will be at the start line for the 175K Ultratour du Leman. This race has been on my radar for a long time now and I made it the centerpiece and A-race of my season back in December. Everything that I have done this year has been, in some...
Chateau de Chillon

Chateau de Chillon

And with that the training for the Ultratour du Leman is officially done. This morning I headed out for a short morning jog along the edge of the lake. The goal was…well, just to relax. Breathe in the fresh air, take a look at the lake waking up, and playing the...
Montreux

Montreux

Only two sleeps before the Ultratour du Leman now and I have arrived in Switzerland and getting myself in the right mindset to get it done. I took the train up from Lyon this morning to Geneva, waited a half hour, and then took the train on to Montreux. There was...
Happy Birthday to Me

Happy Birthday to Me

Another lap around the sun completed – my 38th such victory loop – and I’m celebrating my birthday! It’s not going to be the most exciting of days. I will be in at work as always and then, on the way home, I’ll collect Jamie and...