Eucalyptus FTW!

Eucalyptus FTW!

Yesterday’s run concluded at the Grand Pharmacie Lyonaise where I sought – and found – eucalyptus oil. A few hours later I was head down over a steaming hot bowl of water infused with that same eucalyptus oil and breathing in Australia. 12 hours...
Training Block Two

Training Block Two

With the first ultra distance run out of the way for the year, it’s time to┬áreflect on what I achieved and whether I hit the targets I had set for myself. On Friday I wrote about the four goals that I wanted to hit in the Saturday run. Looking them over now, I...
Town and Tube

Town and Tube

The first ultra length run of the year is in the books. It was a long day – the longest day running in terms of both time and distance for me – but a satisfying one in the end. The loops weren’t always easy and of course my feet hurt, but no one...
Countdown: Town and Tube

Countdown: Town and Tube

So this time tomorrow morning I’ll be running the first loop of the sixteen loops of the Town and Tube fat ass ultra. If all goes to plan then I’ll stop running a little less than 16 hours later with one hundred kilometers banked and the first ultra run of...
Not What I Needed

Not What I Needed

On Saturday – just six days from now – I am running the first ultra Fat Ass of my year. I’ll be spending the day putting 100 kilometers on the board and seeing how my No Sugar, No Grain (NSNG) diet holds up over the course of a day on my feet....