100 Days Out

100 Days Out

Today is another milestone in the 2017 season for me as I am 100 days out from the big race of the year, the Ultratour du Leman. I a little over three months I’ll be making my way up to Villeneuve, Switzerland and lining up for a 175 kilometer run around the Lac...
Global Running Day

Global Running Day

OK, I admit it: I am getting close to burnt out with work right now. It’s not just the amount of work i have to do because, let’s face it, I would rather be busy than bored in the office. It’s also managing the time difference with the team in the US...
Destination: Marseille

Destination: Marseille

So Sunday afternoon we were having lunch and Jamie asked if we would be going to the Tour de France this year. I wasn’t sure if we were going to be able to and, certainly compared to last year, the race wasn’t passing quite so close to Lyon. Where last...
Split Session

Split Session

The training plan called for 20 kilometers of easy running today but, as I sat down to figure things out last night, I realized there were a couple of constraints on me for Monday. For one thing, I had a full day at work to get through and an important meeting at the...
Miles Before Moussaka

Miles Before Moussaka

After what has been a pretty disappointing week training wise – only one run and that aborted after only about half an hour with leg pain – I was looking forward to heading out this morning to test the legs and see if the pain which had arrived so suddenly...