Wasp Sting

Wasp Sting

Every once in a while you have a run that doesn’t feel great. You’re tired, your legs don’t seem to want to work, or your mind is just too distracted to get into the mental space you need to be in to enjoy the run. I don’t know what the reason...
21 Days Out

21 Days Out

Twenty-one days out from the big dance for the year. Yep, it’s starting to get a bit real, isn’t it? It’s tipped to be a very hot day here in Lyon so I made sure to get out early and get my run in before the sun started making things more difficult...
Daily Grind

Daily Grind

Following on from yesterday’s run commute I was back into the daily grind again this morning with another run in and out of the office. Cécile’s parents will leave to return to Picardie this afternoon and I’ll have a chance to run a little longer in...
In and Out

In and Out

Cécile’s parents are in town and staying with us, and this means our small apartment has quickly filled up. While I like having people around to stay, it does mean that the morning routine with its early morning run, shower, catching up on the news, and then...
Feeling It

Feeling It

I set the alarm for 5:00am this morning and was ready to get my morning run in. As it happened, though, I woke up before the alarm at about 4:45am and decided, well, close enough. I got ready, I pulled on my shoes, and I headed out for a 10K on the flats around Lyon....
D+501

D+501

An early start and a long day in the office today meant a run in the late afternoon heat for me. The only real plan was to get in an hour on my feet and keep the heart rate mostly in Zone 2. I thought about a nice out-and-back to the Isle Barbe but then, after a chat...