La Valbonne?

La Valbonne?

The next race on my schedule is the Ultra Boucle de la Sarra on 21 May, about seven weeks away. That’s a good enough time to try and get ready for the climbing, the stairs, and the demands of fitting in somewhere between a marathon and a 50K in six hours of...
Top and Tail

Top and Tail

Today I tried something a little different: the run commute. I’ve been reading about this for a while now and as the weather starts to fine up here in Lyon and the chance of morning rain decreases, the opportunity to fit in a run in the morning on the way into...
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....
Planning

Planning

This week is a busy one for me with work, family, and home life conspiring to leave me little time to get much running in. With less than three weeks to go until the Saint-Fons 6 Hour race, I’m in the final part of my preparation and heading towards an eventual...