Vitalogy

Vitalogy

It’s the first day of a new month and I am starting things off loud! With Pearl Jam’s Vitalogy on the iPod, I headed out the door just before 5am to hit the streets for the first of two runs today. With the Lyon Running Crew group run this evening and with...
Closing Out January

Closing Out January

So it’s January 31st and time for the last run of the first month of the new year. Nothing particularly special planned to mark the occasion for me, just another ten kilometers with a little bit of climbing to keep the blood pumping and get a couple of numbers...
Fort de Vaise

Fort de Vaise

Another working week and the last couple of days to squeeze in some training during January. After a relaxing weekend away with Cécile I managed to sleep terribly and, after tossing and turning for hours, was happy when my alarm buzzed and I rolled out of bed ready to...
Speed Test

Speed Test

Cécile and I had spent a relaxing weekend in Dijon and that included a sleep in this morning. I didn’t wake up until after 8am and I didn’t go out searching for coffee and Cécile’s almond croissant until after 9am. This made for a real change to the...
What We’ve Become

What We’ve Become

Cécile and I are heading away for the night to Dijon and I am sure she doesn’t want to be left alone for an hour when we get there so I can go out and explore the city in a run. Hence, if I was going to fit in the run today it needed to be in the morning before...
Running on Ice

Running on Ice

It rained a little last night before we went to bed but somehow I didn’t connect that with the idea that there would be frozen rain – that is: ice – on the paths and trails this morning. I was quickly made aware of this reality, though, as I crossed...