Motion is Lotion

Motion is Lotion

The original plan was to get back into training tomorrow with the Lyon Running Club, but two things changed my mind. First, as I got out of bed this morning I immediately realized that my legs felt good. Not great, but good. My feet don’t hurt, there’s a...
Beats

Beats

I’m ten days out from the Saint-Fons 6 Hour race and so well into taper mode. Luckily, Wednesday night is the regular Lyon Running Club group run and it is usually a steady, 6:00 or 6:30 pace run through the city and this was just perfect for my tapering period....
Singletrack

Singletrack

The countdown to the Saint-Fons 6 Hour race is on. With less than two weeks to go until the first ultramarathon of the year gets underway I’m entering into a tapering period. The goal of the next 10 days is to keep the fitness level up without getting injured or...
Snow

Snow

The plan today was to get 10 to 12km in during a short run before collecting Jamie from fencing. I realized this morning, though, that this wasn’t my best option and so changed the plan to get the same run in earlier in the day. If I run in the evening then I...
Paris-Nice

Paris-Nice

Before heading out on today’s run I wanted to catch the first stage of Paris-Nice on television. This is not the first stage race of the year but it is the first major stage race in Europe and France for the new professional cycling season and one that...