Gatlin, Trump, and Ultrarunning

Gatlin, Trump, and Ultrarunning

This morning’s run was enjoyable. I headed east through the city, past Part Dieu, into Villeurbanne where – as the trace on the map below suggests – I got a little turned around near the autoroute and had to find my way back to the path I was aiming...
Rat Race

Rat Race

I didn’t think that yesterday’s effort on Fourviere was all that hard on my legs but, nonetheless, when I got out of bed this morning I felt a little soreness in my legs. Not a lot, mind you, just a little, and I took it as a reminder that sometimes...
Rise and Shine

Rise and Shine

Rise and shine, people, it’s Sunday funday! I slept poorly last night, waking up a number of times and not being able to drown out the white noise of the fan that we had on to keep us somewhat cooler in the still-hot summertime swelter that Lyon is experiencing...
Not to Plan

Not to Plan

Today is one of those days where I have a real feeling of a fresh start. I’m back from a week of not running, I’m ready to pour myself into a couple of very highly-stressful but ultimately highly-rewarding weeks of work, I am getting stuck into a new...
Transition Day

Transition Day

Jamie and I returned from some time in London yesterday. It’s great to be back in Lyon, seeing C├ęcile, and feeling the comfort that comes from knowing that you understand the city, the way it lives and breathes, and the way things work. Even if they might have...