You may ask now, what in hell is she talking about? Well, according to statistics only 1% of the world´s population has ever run and finished a full marathon, and as unbelievable as it also still is for me, I´m one of those people! And let me tell you that it feels breathtaking. If you … Continue reading How does it feel to be a 1%er?
Well, my marathon training certainly is in full swing. The final countdown has long since begun and we´re down to six weeks until this year´s Hamburg Marathon. So what does every runner do on a Saturday morning? Lace up her shoes and run three laps around the lake equalling the distance of a half-marathon, 21.1k … Continue reading A Half-Marathon for Breakfast 😉
and I couldn´t think of a better way to celebrate the countdown to this year´s Hamburg Marathon than a sweet 19k long run through a massive storm yesterday followed by a nice 7.5k run for time today =) After the second cold within four weeks, I´ve been running to get back on track the past … Continue reading 50 days until I #runtheblueline
What better way to celebrate this than to join more than 100 other marathoners and half-marathoners for a sweet 15k training run around the Alster? Sunday morning, 9:45am, -1°C, mud on the path, ice on the lake - ah well, what the hell, let´s get this party started 😉 You´re a true runner when your … Continue reading The countdown has begun: 90 days until my first full marathon
And it could´t have started any better than with my second run turning into a run for time and a new unofficial PB on the 10k distance of 1:01:17 at a pace of 6:07min/km - YESSSS!!! I´m certainly getting closer to my dream of running 10k in less than 60 minutes this year! And while … Continue reading Happy New Running Year 2019
965k - from May 1 until December 31, 2018, I ran 965k. Could somebody pinch me, please? How surreal is that!?! And 24.26k in 2:36:51 just because and to finish 2018 off right 🙂 In order to end this incredible year properly, I decided to find out what my running watch labels runs of more … Continue reading 24k-run to end this running year
With the memories of last night´s run fresh in mind, I read this article on my way to work and it spoke to me like no other. It was around kilometer 5 when I ran past an elderly „gentle“man last night and had to listen to one obscene remark or another. 3 minutes away from … Continue reading A woman running at night – #MeToo