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41ièmes Foulées de Malakoff [5k, 7⁰C, 18:40, 40th & 2nd V2]

February 7, 2015

[Warning: post of limited interest to most, about a local race I ran for another year!] Once more, I managed to run my annual 5k in Malakof. And once again being (barely) there on the day of the race. Having landed a few hours earlier from Birmingham. Due to traffic and road closures, I arrived […]

40ièmes Foulées de Malakoff [5k, 7⁰C, 18:36, 13th & 1st V2]

February 5, 2014

(Warning: post of limited interest to anyone there, as I am posting about a local race I ran!) Once more, I managed to run my annual 5k in Malakoff, having recovered from my Chamonix flu earlier and better than last year. And being (barely) around on the day of the race. I actually succeeded in […]

39ièmes Foulées de Malakoff

February 17, 2013

I ran my annual 5k in Malakoff on Saturday, recovering from my flu in a much milder climate than last year. Thanks to the flu, I was out of breath after the first K and did poorly (3:38-3:58-3:53-4:00-3:54, ending in 19:26…) I still finished second in my V2 category. This was the first time I […]

Argentan, 30th and 17th and 7th edition(s)

October 2, 2015

When I started the ‘Og, in 2008, I was about to run the 23rd edition of the Argentan half-marathon… Seven years later, I am once again getting ready for the race, after a rather good training season, between the mountains of the North Cascade and the track of Malakoff. with the last week in England, […]

should I run less?!

February 10, 2015

A study [re]published three days ago in both The New York Times and the BBC The Guardian reproduced the conclusion of an article in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology that strenuous and long-distance jogging (or more appropriately running) could have a negative impact on longevity! And that the best pace is around […]