A Sports Sunday

In the morning the Mistress of Frimousse cycled to Col de Tamié with Fabien. In the afternoon Stéph, Sylvia and Nina took part in COLOR’ANNECY while Christophe climbed Col de la Biche, Grand Colombier and came back via Chambotte. After a day of school work Elouan cycled 30 km around his home to change his mind.

Coach, teacher, instructor, trainer…

I was introduced to running by a friend who was a high school sports teacher. I was also able to benefit from the advice of another friend who is a qualified track and field coach. But it must be recognized that running – I mean running out of stadium – does not require learning special gestures, just putting one foot in front of the other and doing it again! This is certainly not possible with tennis, fencing, yoga, and all sports obviously requiring a partner/an opponent. When you run, you are alone with yourself, free to choose your speed, your course, your time. There is no need for permanent advices and advisers!


Yesterday afternoon I jogged 4,850K (3M) near the Lake. In the meantime Frimousse’s Mistress was running 11K (7M) along the side of the Lake – on the cycle path on the way back. And Elouan was cycling 30K (18M) D+450m (1500ft) near his place.

A Saturday for…

A Saturday for sport… For me my little 4.5K D+200m tour. For Elouan and Maxime Col du Clergeon between Rumilly and the Rhône. For the Mistress of Frimousse and three friends(s) of hers just over 50K D+1000m by bike in the Bauges.

75 7 4,6

Yesterday was last day before school for Elouan. In the morning, on his bike, 75 km D+ 1100 on the roads of Bauges. The Mistress of Frimousse, one small jog near the Lake, 7 km D+ 60. As for me, with difficulty, 4,6km D+ 200 starting from our house – and the same for me this Tuesday morning.

Last day of August

This morning same place, almost the same time. Her ankles are almost a memory. Let’s touch wood!

This afternoon, in Annecy, Martin Fourcade Nordic Festival. A show organised with lots of biathlon champions – nordic skiing + rifle shooting. They are there ! And so are Kerrian and Elouan. Not enough snow (!) therefore roller-skiing instead of nordic skiing.


Dorotea Wierer