La SainteLyon – Race Report

So as described earlier, I somehow managed to make it to the starting line of my first Ultra.  Not sure what to expect, naive about what was in front of me, I fully bathed in the incredible atmosphere before the race. The energy before the race is incredible.  In typical French fashion, the lights, music[…]

5 Things to Do Before My First Ironman

I always knew that I would take my time before embarking on a quest to complete a full Ironman. In the midst of my 4th season, I look back at my history and feel that I’ve built a good base of volume and races that should allow me to aim for the next step up[…]

Allergies and Delayed Pressure Urticaria

My last race of the 2011 season was very disappointing.  Although my preparations were not ideal because of our move to France and my extensive travel, I still expected to do better.  Nevertheless, although I’m by no means a fast runner, my 2:18 half marathon time shows there was a clear problem on the run.[…]

Learning From The Greats

I’ve always enjoyed learning for the greats of any discipline I practice.  Their lessons and experience drawn from years of practice can spare people like me many mistakes, or at least help us recognize similar situations to follow or in some cases to avoid.  In addition, these greats often provide the inspiration to succeed for[…]

The Traveler’s Training Program

If last year was busy with travel, it’s nothing to what is planned this year.  Helping a client put in place a global information technology delivery model, I have to visit its sites and put in place global teams.  From the Americas to Asia, my frequent flyer programs promise to beat records this year.  Add[…]