3 Hills, 2 Rivers, 1 Dead Rat

3 Hills, 2 Rivers, 1 Dead Rat

I had to knock over about 24 kilometers this morning in order to hit the weekly target of 110 kilometers total. I wasn’t going to do much more than that because the combination of having Jamie to look after in the morning when he woke up and a few errands to run...
Going Up

Going Up

It’s the weekend and I woke up with two more runs planned before I closed out another week of training for the Saint Fons 12 Hour. The goal this week was really to transition between the high-mileage previous week that included the Saturday 50K run, and the...
The Cross Training Commute

The Cross Training Commute

As the weather cleared up in the last couple of days I have had the chance to add a little bit of cross-training to my daily commute. While I have previously enjoyed running in to work or home from work – indeed, I did a nice 17km run home from the office...
The Oldest Bridge in Lyon

The Oldest Bridge in Lyon

It’s the oldest bridge still standing in Lyon…well, almost in Lyon. It actually spans the river Saone at the Isle Barbe and was constructed in 1827. Now, nearly 200 years later, it still stands as a testament to French engineering and a useful place for a...
MAF Run

MAF Run

I listen to a lot of podcasts when I run, when I am working, and when I am just going about my daily chores. Of course, a lot of these are running and endurance sports podcasts, along with the regular news, current affairs, and general interest shows I enjoy each...