Running 112km with 3700m of elevation on The Wicklow Way trail through Irish countryside
It was our 6th consecutive day of running and we had passed the 200k milestone on top of a ridge a couple hours ago. We had been on the trail […]
“It´s not The North Face Endurance Walk in the Park – it´s called The North Face Endurance Challenge for a reason!”. Race director looked at us firmly and continued: “If […]
After close to 6h of continuous running I took hopeful look at my GPS – 41,5k covered. My legs were hurting on every step, and the 1,5h climb to the mountaintop had taken […]
Aosta is a small town in Italian Alps 190km northwest of Milan. It´s surrounded by several 2500m+ peaks and has a cosy center with small shops, restaurants and enotecas. Most importantly – […]
Imagine a windy shoreline at the remote southwestern tip of England early December. Add a 54k trail looping the cliffs with 2900m of elevation and a bit of mud here […]
Long weekend in Madrid all by myself – sounds like a chance to sneak in some good mileage! As soon as the plane landed I hopped in a car with my running gear and headed out of town towards the nearest mountains. Four days later my log totaled 14,5 hours of training with 4700m of ascent. Yummy!
I stared at the sea from the hotel breakfast table at 4:30AM on the race morning. It was already windy and the waves were building up. In 2,5 hours I´d be finally starting the 226km journey towards the Ironman Kalmar finish line.
Spiders, snakes, 90% humidity and 35c+ temperature – that´s what mountain biking in Florida is all about! When planning a conference trip to Orlando with my colleagues I brought up […]