The Return

The Return

This was my first run back after the 100km de la Somme and I was looking to take it easy. I didn’t want to run stairs, hills, or sprint too fast – this was all about easing back into it. The Lyon Running Club Wednesday night run was the perfect place to...
Shakeout

Shakeout

I’ve got only one real goal for this week: the 10km de la Somme on Saturday. My focus all week has been on getting mentally prepared for the race but I did want to get in one final run at a slow pace to just see how my legs felt before heading north to Amiens...
Choose Your Own Adventure

Choose Your Own Adventure

Second run of the week and an outing with the Lyon Running Club. A nice, gentle eight to ten kilometers in the city under lights – perfect, right? Well, any normal Wednesday night run is something like that but tonight  was a little different. It was announced...
Run in Lyon: 10K Recce

Run in Lyon: 10K Recce

Today was my last run before the Thames Path on Saturday. There’s a whole lot of hassle that emerged today around that Saturday run but, frankly, as it is all sorted out now, I’ll save that tale for another day. Suffice it to say that I will still be...
Mini Series

Mini Series

It’s Wednesday and that means I should be running both morning and evening sessions – and I am. However, today I am also adding in a third run as I try and get a feel for the new job and so the typical ‘Wednesday two-parter’ is now a short...