Wabbit Season

Wabbit Season

Usually I am the only one running in the morning. Oh, sure, I’ll pass a couple of others, a handful at the most, but more often than not I’ll be the only runner I see hitting the trails and paths at 5:00am. This morning, though, was a little bit different....
Rise and Shine

Rise and Shine

Rise and shine, people, it’s Sunday funday! I slept poorly last night, waking up a number of times and not being able to drown out the white noise of the fan that we had on to keep us somewhat cooler in the still-hot summertime swelter that Lyon is experiencing...
Trotinette

Trotinette

So I’m still a little sick – mostly the throat is better but the cold and the running nose still remain – and I’d hoped to be able to get out for an hour this afternoon after watching the Tour de France stage finish. As it turned out, though, I...
Bastille Day

Bastille Day

I am still not feeling great this morning but I wanted to get a short run in anyway. C├ęcile and Jamie are due back later in the afternoon and I had to fit in some shopping, some work, and at least the start of today’s stage of the Tour de France before they did....
Before Brussels

Before Brussels

In one of those things that I never thought I’d be doing when I lived in Australia, today I’m off for a day-trip to another country for work. I’ll be jumping on a high-speed train headed for Brussels in Belgium in a couple of hours, recording an...
Ten Weeks Out

Ten Weeks Out

I’m about ten weeks out from the Ultratour du Leman and my first +100 mile ultra. That means I have about eight weeks of regular training to go before the taper begins and, while two months is a reasonable period of time, it alo seems short considering I have...