Rabbits and Mermaids

Rabbits and Mermaids

C├ęcile’s parents are in town for a couple of days this week and, out of respect for their sleep, I probably won’t be hitting the road at 5am (and waking up people unfamiliar with my morning habits) while they are here. Hence, if I am going to bank the...
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...