Towards the Tour de France

Towards the Tour de France

I’m obviously a fan of running and I do enjoy watching running movies, running films, and running videos. But when it comes to spending a bunch of time in front of the TV watching live sports, there’s something about running in general and ultrarunning in...
7 Year Anniversary

7 Year Anniversary

Today is a nice day to celebrate for me personally each year: my sobriety date. For the last seven years I have been sober and I’m a better person for it. It hasn’t always been easy and living in a culture where alcohol is such an important part of the...
#StartupLife

#StartupLife

Working in a startup means never really having the same day twice in a row – sometimes even the same day twice,┬áperiod. It’s a dynamic environment, constantly challenging, but with opportunities for creativity around every corner and lots of rewarding...
Heatwave

Heatwave

As I spent the weekend in London I didn’t suffer the full extent of the heatwave that has swept through France the last couple of days. After what was described as the hottest May long weekend in more than a 100 years, the hot weather has continued making...
UTL Training Plan: June

UTL Training Plan: June

I have approximately three months of training and then a couple of additional weeks of tapering before my ‘big dance’ of the 2017 season at the Ultratour du Leman, or UTL, in September. After building a strong base and getting in a good number of miles,...
Surprise Trip to London

Surprise Trip to London

I’m waking up this morning…in London! After a big month of running and at the tail end of the recovery week without a lot of athletic commitments – and before a final big push in a heavy month of work in the office – I decided to surprise my...