Urban Loop

Urban Loop

It’s been a while since I ran through the city of Lyon without the Lyon Running Crew. I must admit that most of the time that I run in the city the constant stopping for traffic drives me a bit crazy, and it does nothing for my pacing as I sprint away from...
Take It Easy

Take It Easy

I ran a big training week last week, and I know I’ll have another big week when this one is done. As a result, this week is all about taking it easy. This morning’s run was the first of the new week and all I wanted to do was get out, spend about an hour...
Lady Madonna

Lady Madonna

C├ęcile is off visiting her parents and Jamie is spending the week with his Mum and so I have the rare opportunity to take a long run without the pressures of needing to be back by a certain time, or much responsibility after I’m done other than couching and...
All Day

All Day

Yesterday was the second edition of the Lurdunum Fat Ass. After last year’s edition I took a day off to rest my legs and then ran a little less than an hour on the day after that. Now, a year later, my legs feel fine and I am looking forward to spending a couple...
Lurdunum

Lurdunum

The second hit out of the day, the second double of the week, and the second time I have run the Lyon Ultra Run Lurdunum Fat Ass. Last year going into this race there were a lot of unknowns. As I wrote at the time: this was something of a mystery race. Details about...
Touch the Sky

Touch the Sky

I’ve running a double today with the Lurdunum Fat Ass kicking off at 7:30pm for a good four hours or so on my feet. Getting out this morning is less about getting a good workout as it is about getting the day started right. A nice ten kilometers or so, maybe an...