Category Archives: running

An annoyance…and a small victory :)


I am in a bit of a crap mood of late. Perhaps it is the rainy debut to spring or something. Do you ever want to destroy your washing machine? Mine makes this incredibly annoying screechy BEEEEEP BEEEEEP when the … Continue reading

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Running…again…sort of


I attempted a run today – almost 8 months after knee surgery and it was not brilliant. It is so depressing to be aching after 10-15 minutes when only 16 months ago I was able to run for 3-4h. Argh. … Continue reading

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False start?


After months of inaction due to my busted meniscus, I ran about 9k in about 50 minutes yesterday. I had to walk a bit after about 7.5k but didn’t have much knee pain. Just a bit winded. However, today has … Continue reading

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Mourning for Wounded Knee (retitled inspired by Dee Brown’s classic :)


I forgot to write about my knee. I can’t run for another two months due to a fractured meniscus. Goodbye Paris Marathon :( I saw an osteopath  – a French bone doctor – kind of like a chiropractor not into … Continue reading

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Two books on Running


As you might notice on the Twitter feed next to this post, I run quite often. Actually, I am training for my second Paris Marathon (10 April 2011) and also attempting to become a triathlete. I am, however, not a … Continue reading

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Marathon de Paris by mfinocchiaro at Garmin Connect – Details


Marathon de Paris by mfinocchiaro at Garmin Connect – Details.

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More about my Marathon: Equipment Post-Mortem


Just wanted to give a quick rundown on the equipment I used for the marathon and how well the various clothes and gadgets worked out. Shoes – New Balance 1064 (black, white and red) Grade: A Comments: I purchased these … Continue reading

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What being a marathonian means to me 24h later…


Way back 18 months ago, I decided that a long-standing goal of mine needed to be realized: a marathon at 40 years old. Unfortunately, my 40th birthday came and went too fast, but over last summer I had the resolve … Continue reading

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No Froggies Today


Didn’t have time to write a post about Grenouilland today. It seems from my stats that it may not have been particularly missed. I’ll post one or two last entries in this theme and then let it die…unless popular uproar … Continue reading

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Quitting coffee…


Mirror mirror on the wall Who’s the lamest blogger of them all… I have been really busy lately and neglected you my little blog. I am really sorry. But here’s what I have been up to if it is of … Continue reading

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