Goals for the Saint Fons 12 Hour

Goals for the Saint Fons 12 Hour

…and so, after nearly four months of training and two training blocks, 1700 kilometers of preparation, and training runs in three different countries, the Saint Fons 12 Hour race is finally here. Later this evening I’ll head to the race ready to get...
Who’s Running in the Saint Fons 12 Hour?

Who’s Running in the Saint Fons 12 Hour?

The Saint Fons 12 Hour race kicks off tomorrow at 10pm and I’ll be one of the people ready to race. As one of the early season timed ultra events in France, Saint Fons attracts a lot of runners from across the country as well as locals like myself. While for me...
Fitness and Freshness

Fitness and Freshness

I didn’t run yesterday and I didn’t run this morning, either. I won’t run tomorrow and I won’t run on Saturday morning for the first time all year, too. Why? Because it’s taper week and I am counting down the final hours now until the...
Tech Stack for Saint Fons

Tech Stack for Saint Fons

I’m not taking a lot of technology along for the ride at the Saint Fons 12 Hour race. Unlike the 100km de la Somme where I wanted to take along a smartphone to contact Cecile and let her know how the race was going at the turnaround point, the Saint Fons course...
…And I’m Ready

…And I’m Ready

Back at the end of January I wrote in my monthly review: All of this mileage means I am starting 2017 in good shape. Assuming I can get another 400km or so out of February and the same out of March, I’ll be approaching the Saint Fons 12 Hour race with about 1500km in...