Sunrise on Saone

Sunrise on Saone

Up at 5:00am and out the door at 5:10am. That’s the way you start your day when you are getting back into training for the Ultratour du Leman, am I right? Truth be told, my legs were still aching a little bit as the DOMS started to bite from the 50K on Sunday....
Recovery in Paris

Recovery in Paris

After the Sri Chinmoy 50K yesterday my legs were a little sore. I wore the compression sleeves to bed last night and I am sure that helped but, when I left the hotel this morning, it sure didn’t make the first couple of kilometers of my recovery run any easier....
Sri Chinmoy 50K

Sri Chinmoy 50K

Another ultra race banked for 2017 and my first official 50K done and dusted. In the end I missed my 5 hour goal by less than 10 minutes on a course that saw me running too hard too early, in too much heat, and mostly dehydrated. I managed a top ten result all the...
Paname

Paname

The final day of WordCamp Europe (WCEU17) today and I am taking the train back to Lyon this evening just in time to collect Jamie for Father’s Day tomorrow. It’s going to be another long day after a series of long days but, thankfully, it will also be the...
Treadmill Time

Treadmill Time

I’m in Paris for WordCamp Europe and this morning was the second I had woken up in my hotel here. Well, actually, it’s the first where I had woken up as, yesterday, I never got to get to sleep as I was putting the last touches on the brand new Cosmo Tech...
Challenge Contre La Faim

Challenge Contre La Faim

Today’s run is a little different in that it is somewhere between a training run and a race. Well, when I say “somewhere between” it is certainly closer to a training run on that spectrum but at the same time it is an organized event with numbers,...