Two Bridges

Two Bridges

A short run before work this morning, just enough to shake out the sleep, put another couple of kilometers on the board, and not get hurt in these last few runs before the taper ends and the mental preparation begins. I decided that I should put in about 10 kilometers...
Up, Under, and Along

Up, Under, and Along

One of the byproducts of losing weight is that your clothes don’t tend to fit as well anymore. I have three or four pairs of jeans, for example, and only one is coming close to fitting me right now. The others, including one pair I took on the recent trip to...
20kg and 1500km Later

20kg and 1500km Later

I like the data that I gather about each of the runs that I do. A review after I get home, a blog post about every training session, and a daily track of what I eat? This stuff is fun for me and I think it helps me to train better, smarter, and more effectively. As a...
Running Schipol

Running Schipol

After a great couple of days at the DMWF conference in Amsterdam I was ready to return to Lyon, to Cecile, and to CoSMo and return to normal life. The conference was hosted in the city center and it was only a quick train ride out to the airport for my flight but, due...
Amsterdam Olympic Stadium

Amsterdam Olympic Stadium

This is my last morning in Amsterdam and I had two goals for the morning run: get in an hour on my feet and don’t get lost. I have a full day ahead of me with the conference and then the return to Lyon tonight by plane so the last thing I wanted to do was find...