Three Weeks Out

Three Weeks Out

I was feeling really flat before this run. I mean really flat. Call it being tired, call it fatigue, call it whatever – I just wasn’t feeling good. CĂ©cile suggested I give the run a miss and instead just get some rest but I know that generally I feel...
Coquillat: One Year Later

Coquillat: One Year Later

One of the good things about tracking all of my runs and using Strava and Garmin Connect is that I can identify some running routes, hills, and challenging sections that I have run before, and then see how my performance varies over time. This was what motivated me to...
3 Hills, 2 Rivers, 1 Dead Rat

3 Hills, 2 Rivers, 1 Dead Rat

I had to knock over about 24 kilometers this morning in order to hit the weekly target of 110 kilometers total. I wasn’t going to do much more than that because the combination of having Jamie to look after in the morning when he woke up and a few errands to run...
MAF Run

MAF Run

I listen to a lot of podcasts when I run, when I am working, and when I am just going about my daily chores. Of course, a lot of these are running and endurance sports podcasts, along with the regular news, current affairs, and general interest shows I enjoy each...
Lyon Running Crew #244

Lyon Running Crew #244

After missing last week’s Lyon Running Crew run while on my taper, I was looking forward to connecting with the gang again tonight as this second training block gets underway. With three runs already banked for the week, the fourth run on a Wednesday night is...