I’ve done eight stadium races in the past five years, at three different southern California stadiums (Angel Stadium, the LA Memorial Coliseum, and the Rose Bowl). My ninth stadium race was this past weekend at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana, and it was longer and harder than any of the others.
The number in the title isn’t an exaggeration – in fact, it’s a conservative estimate. I really did walk 22 miles (at least) while visiting Paris for the Eiffel Tower Vertical race!
In addition to being gorgeous, I found Paris very easy to navigate. I never once used a taxi or Uber, and instead relied on their stellar train and bus system, as well as my own two feet.
It was a packed trip. I had never been to Paris before, and there is so much to see and do! On one epic walking trip, we walked the Read the rest of this entry »