Saturday Night Semi

Saturday Night Semi

Today was the first day I planned to run since the Saintelyon last weekend. I actually recovered from the race well and probably could have gone on the Wednesday night run with the Lyon Running Club, and I certainly could have gone out Thursday or Friday. However,...
C25K

C25K

After a few years of watching me leave the house alone, C├ęcile has caught the running bug! Having not run before, she’s not progressing straight to ultras (that will come with time, I’m sure) but instead tarting with the famed Couch to 5K (C25K) program....
Tune Up

Tune Up

Tonight I ran my last training run before the Saintelyon. Well, I call it a training run but it is really just the regular Lyon Running Club run: 10 kilometers at about 6:00 pace. Nothing too hard, a pause half way through for some abdominal exercises, and stretching...
Highway to the Taper Zone

Highway to the Taper Zone

I’m into the last days before the Saintelyon and the countdown is definitely on. There are less than five days until I start on my night-time adventure between Saint Etienne and Lyon and while I am a little nervous about running the race, I’m convinced I...
Nice Run, Shitty Day

Nice Run, Shitty Day

It ended up being a pretty shitty day today – but the run at the end of the day was a good one. The Lyon Running Club met as usual at Celestins and there was a group of about 25 people all up. The promise from the group’s Facebook post a few hours before...