Lyon Running Crew #245

Lyon Running Crew #245

It’s Wednesday evening so that means it’s the regular Lyon Running Crew group run. It’s supposed to be about 10 kilometers of group running at about 6:00 pace, though it always ends up being ‘about’ both of those things rather than...
March Madness

March Madness

It’s the first day of March and I decided to start things off with some hills…because why not, right? I was up and at ’em early but didn’t leave the house until close to 6:00am. I’m in no rush this week as Jamie and I are both on vacation...
200 Days to Go

200 Days to Go

So today is another milestone in the 2017 season. No, not an ultra run or a race or distance milestone – something much more simple. Today marks 200 days before I toe the start line at the big target of the season, the Ultratour du Leman in Switzerland. While...
City of Lions

City of Lions

It’s no surprise that the city I call home, Lyon, has as the symbol of the city the lion. Lyon. Lion. Get it? Anyway, I thought I would mix up my run today by taking a run that would include some of the more famous lions around the city. I don’t know how...
Sunday Session

Sunday Session

The goal for this week was to get in 90 kilometers, mostly of easy running. After the 100K last weekend, I didn’t need to push hard and I just wanted to break back into the rhythm of daily running. This I managed and, with a double on Wednesday and a longer run...
Memory Lane

Memory Lane

The plan this morning was to get a couple of hours of steady-paced distance in before returning home to clean up and await the return of Jamie from the ski slopes. C├ęcile isn’t feeling all that great and would be staying in bed and so I was able to leave things...