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...
Lemon Tree

Lemon Tree

Everything on the run worked out fine this morning – except the technology. This morning’s training was a two part effort. The first was going to be a nice and steady tempo run over about six kilometers. When I was done, I would shoot upstairs, grab my...
The Place, Perrache, and the Part Dieu

The Place, Perrache, and the Part Dieu

After a run yesterday where the DOMS was still kicking on from the Sunday afternoon 50K, this morning’s run seemed a little easier on the legs. Sure, there was a little soreness in the legs still but it was barely there and it disappeared quickly from my mind as...
Sunrise on Saone

Sunrise on Saone

Up at 5:00am and out the door at 5:10am. That’s the way you start your day when you are getting back into training for the Ultratour du Leman, am I right? Truth be told, my legs were still aching a little bit as the DOMS started to bite from the 50K on Sunday....
Recovery in Paris

Recovery in Paris

After the Sri Chinmoy 50K yesterday my legs were a little sore. I wore the compression sleeves to bed last night and I am sure that helped but, when I left the hotel this morning, it sure didn’t make the first couple of kilometers of my recovery run any easier....