120 Days Out

120 Days Out

Foremost in my mind right now is my 50 mile run planned for mid-September on the Thames Path in England. It’s what I am building up for, it is what I am pushing towards, and it is why I am foregoing extensive hill work in favor of tempo runs on the flat. The...
LSD and DFL

LSD and DFL

I woke up this morning at 5am and was planning to be out the door about 6am having pounded down a cup of coffee, eaten a little bread and butter, and caught up on the news of the world. What I didn’t expect was for that news to include the passing of...
Saturday Afternoon Semi

Saturday Afternoon Semi

I watched the end of the penultimate stage of the Tour de France and yelled frequently for an Adam Yates attack. Sadly, I was to be disappointed and the young Orica Bike Exchange rider rolled across the line losing a second or two to the guy he could have beaten if...
Full Moon and Moby

Full Moon and Moby

According to the plan today was meant to consist of a couple of separate 10km sessions: one before work, and the regular Wednesday Evening run with the Lyon Running Club. However, as these things sometimes go, I was feeling good this morning when I woke up and so I...
Wales vs. Portugal

Wales vs. Portugal

It’s the night of the Wales vs. Portugal semi final in the Euro 2016 championship. The match is happening here in Lyon and as well as the stadium being packed to the rafters, the Fan Zone in the center of town is full to the brim. The Lyon Running Club, though,...