Training Block

Training Block

With my next ultra run about a month away I am deep into the training block and preparing for a couple of high-volume weeks before the taper begins. I’m uninjured, I’m running easily, and I am feeling confident that the run in the UK will go well. I...
Steady State

Steady State

I described yesterday’s run as a three-in-one: three 5K’s of varying effort levels with some walking in between each. It felt…OK. This morning, though, I was hoping for another 15km but in a single steady effort. With the Lyon Running Club run to...
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...
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...
Daily Double

Daily Double

Being a vacation week I have a chance to run in the morning and the evening, but also take some rest in the middle of the day, too. With no work to get in the way and only an energetic six-year-old to run my day – which means exerting energy but without a lot of...