Injury Update

Injury Update

A week after the 100km de la Somme and it’s time for an injury update. I wrote a few days back about the pain I had in my left foot and the tendons around my foot. I didn’t remember turning the foot or putting any strange pressure on it during the race...
100km de la Somme

100km de la Somme

The 100km de la Somme was a race that had been on my radar for a few months. It wasn’t something that I was going to commit to a long time in advance for a few reasons, not least of all because I was not sure that I would have the fitness to get through it after the...
Shakeout

Shakeout

I’ve got only one real goal for this week: the 10km de la Somme on Saturday. My focus all week has been on getting mentally prepared for the race but I did want to get in one final run at a slow pace to just see how my legs felt before heading north to Amiens...
No Stress Saturday

No Stress Saturday

I’d planned on getting in just 50km this week as the overarching goal was to maintain my form and to avoid getting injured. With a little more than 33km already in the bag, I just had a nice easy 17km or a touch more than 10 miles to do this morning and I would...
Choose Your Own Adventure

Choose Your Own Adventure

Second run of the week and an outing with the Lyon Running Club. A nice, gentle eight to ten kilometers in the city under lights – perfect, right? Well, any normal Wednesday night run is something like that but tonight  was a little different. It was announced...