24 Hours To Go

24 Hours To Go

I’m up early – well, at my regular time which is early – and it’s a little more than 24 hours to go before I am on the 100km de la Somme start line in Amiens. I spent some time last night laying out, checking, and then packing up the gear...
On Like Donkey Kong

On Like Donkey Kong

So it’s been a week since I ran the Thames Path and I think I have recovered well. A couple of days of a slightly painful left leg but now, a few days after that started to pass, I feel good. I had a nice walk with C├ęcile this morning and didn’t feel any...
A Little Pain

A Little Pain

So last night I mentioned I was feeling a little twinge of pain in my left leg. I thought a night of rest would make it feel a little better but, alas, I have woken up this morning and it is still there. To be honest, it wasn’t hurting a lot during the run and I...
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...