Taper Tour des Places

Taper Tour des Places

Another day closer to the Ultratour du Leman and another taper run this morning. I’m knocking these over without any issues right now and happy that I am keeping the tempo up (sub-4:40 splits the last few runs) and avoiding injury. That’s exactly what I...
50 Days Out

50 Days Out

So I’m 50 days out from the Ultratour du Leman. I’d be lying if I claimed I was exactly where I wanted to be right now. I am behind on training for a variety of reasons – family, vacation, illness, injury, and work – but I haven’t lost my...
Ouch, My Back

Ouch, My Back

Waking up this morning I headed out and grabbed some breakfast for Jamie who was enjoying having a TV so close to his bed for once – we should do this at home, too, Dad, he had told me and I just grunted my reply. Back home we ate, got dressed, packed up all the...
Miles Before Moussaka

Miles Before Moussaka

After what has been a pretty disappointing week training wise – only one run and that aborted after only about half an hour with leg pain – I was looking forward to heading out this morning to test the legs and see if the pain which had arrived so suddenly...
…And I’m Ready

…And I’m Ready

Back at the end of January I wrote in my monthly review: All of this mileage means I am starting 2017 in good shape. Assuming I can get another 400km or so out of February and the same out of March, I’ll be approaching the Saint Fons 12 Hour race with about 1500km in...