The Impact of Diet

The Impact of Diet

I was back into training after a week of downtime following the Thames Path. With the 100km de la Somme less than two weeks away, I’m not going to be spending a lot of time pushing hard in the lead up to the start line. Instead, I’m going to concentrate on...
New Kit

New Kit

It’s my birthday tomorrow and, as Cécile is jetting off to Canada for a week or so, we celebrated yesterday with Chinese food and my present: a new running watch. I had been looking at a replacement for my Garmin Vivoactive for the last couple of months....
On Fire

On Fire

Yesterday I was sure that I would run today but I was not sure that I would hit the distance I had set myself as a weekly goal. After all, being down to three days of running and only four runs meant hitting the 70 kilometer weekly goal was going to be a challenge,...
Shakeout

Shakeout

The week of training hasn’t quite gone as planned just yet. I was hoping to get out on Tuesday morning but didn’t make it as I was working through Jamie getting ready for school, things happening around the house, and getting into the groove at work. I was...
On a Taper

On a Taper

With the Thames Path 50 mile just a dozen or so days away, I am into the part of my training cycle where I start to taper in earnest. Over the last couple of months I have taken some time off injured and then, when things seemed to be healing up, ramped the training...