What I’ve Been Reading

What I’ve Been Reading

I’ve managed to get through a couple of new books – well, new to me, anyway, in the majority of cases – in the last month or so and I’ve been enjoying learning a little bit more about the world doing so. There’s definitely a coupe of...
Notre Dame and a Niggle

Notre Dame and a Niggle

It was a long day of work but not a long run tonight. After a big day that started at 5am and was pretty much non-stop until nearly 6pm, I wanted to get out and de-stress by taking a quick run. Nothing too long but also nothing as adventurous as yesterday’s...
Tour, Trocadero, and Triomphe

Tour, Trocadero, and Triomphe

I’m up in Paris for a couple of days and I wanted to take advantage of the fact to get in a couple of runs. Sadly, thanks to a hotel screw up, I spent about an hour and a half traipsing from the hotel I was meant to be in to the one that I snagged at the last...
Riveting Racing

Riveting Racing

On Saturday afternoon I got the first updates from an ultra race in the US: Big’s Backyard Ultra. It’s a timed race and it was expected to go on for at least a day so I didn’t pay too much attention to the early updates as the field thinned down from...
Riverside Running

Riverside Running

It’s going to be a very big week at work with major meetings Monday and Tuesday, a trip to Paris from Wednesday, and then an event all day Thursday and Friday – perhaps the most important event for the year so far. What’s going to get me through this...