Mud, Climbing, and Rain

Mud, Climbing, and Rain

Sometimes a run is about how you feel and other times it is about what you do. And sometimes it is about what you pass through – like this morning. I headed out for a quick 10K, myabe 50 to 60 minutes on my feet, but without any real plan beyond that. I have...
Overcast Skies

Overcast Skies

So this morning the plan was to get a run in, then run again in the evening before meeting up with the Lyon Running Crew for the regular Wednesday night group run. Except, things changed. The regular Wednesday night group run turned into a...
Short and Sharp

Short and Sharp

Wednesday is the day of the week where I usually get two runs in: a session in the morning and then another in the evening with the Lyon Running Crew. The evening session usually serves as a slower recovery run of about 10 kilometers or so. Yes, there’s usually...
I Want You Back

I Want You Back

After a poor night’s sleep on Sunday night, I slept a lot better last night getting a full 6 hours and 44 minutes according to the Garmin and not waking up once. Perfect preparation, it turns out, for another morning run where I was able to enjoy myself, run...
On Tired Legs

On Tired Legs

When it comes to running ultras Hal Koerner knows what he is talking about. He’s won the Western States Endurance Run twice and has finished more than a 100 ultras. So, when he says you need to learn how to run when you are tired in order to finish a 100 mile race,...
Crossing Borders

Crossing Borders

When I came up to Geneva for the weekend the plan was to run an ultra distance training run on Saturday and then back it up with a shorter run on Sunday morning. Yesterday, though, that plan fell through and I had a terrible run that ended about 25K earlier than I had...