The Haulage Trails

The Haulage Trails

Cécile was heading out tonight with some friends and so i decided to take advantage of the early evening to get in a longer run. I took my gear to work – and some extra clothes so I can run into the office tomorrow morning, too – and when the final meeting...
Montee des Esses

Montee des Esses

Another week of training gets underway with a morning run to loosen up the legs and prepare for along day in the office. The week ahead should be pretty standard as far as training goes: some running every day, a double on Wednesday, and try and get a couple of hours...
Fog and Frost

Fog and Frost

I spent yesterday evening watching the film Arrival – great movie, by the way, with a hell of a twist – and then got off to bed a bit after 10pm. That allowed me to be up early, read the news, and then get out of the door for the Sunday morning run at...
Montee de la Rochette

Montee de la Rochette

As the maps of each run I post here on the blog demonstrate, I’m a fan of Strava and I upload everything from my Garmin watch through Garmin Connect to Strava quickly after each run. There are a lot of features that I like about Strava and, of course, the social...
Short Run to a Sick Boy

Short Run to a Sick Boy

Jamie wasn’t feeling fantastic yesterday but he was worse this morning. Up and down during the night with diarrhoea, he tried to keep down a yoghurt this morning at breakfast and it lasted only a few minutes before he brought it all up. I had already decided he...
Home Along the Rhone

Home Along the Rhone

Cécile is away again today so there was no way to get out for a morning run. Indeed, as she won’t be back before late tonight there’s little chance of an evening run, either. Hence, my sole option for getting out and getting the run in today was lunchtime....