Nutrition – April: Week Two

Nutrition – April: Week Two

Another week of tracking my daily nutrition is complete and it sure has been a strange week. A lot was happening this week and it had an effect on what I ate, when I ate it, and how much of it I ate. Add to this the fact that I was on a taper and not expending the...
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...
Nutrition – April: Week One

Nutrition – April: Week One

Another week of tracking my daily nutrition is complete, though this time I have decided to feedback the daily intake in a slightly different manner. Unlike last month (see here, here, here, and here) where I reported weekly and included screenshots of all the of the...