Choices

Choices

It’s more or less decision day: will I run the Run in Lyon Marathon or not? A couple of things need to weighed against each other in making the choice. First, there’s the injury. My left leg still hurts, if I spend too much time walking, running, or...
Tete D’Or Taper

Tete D’Or Taper

The final of the taper runs for the working week this morning. Another five kilometers with a focus on a steady rhythm, a nice cadence, Zone 2 heartrate, and avoiding injury. Once again, I achieved what I set out to do and was back, happy, and in the shower feeling...
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...