If there is one thing I learned this year, then that there are no limits to what you can achieve. Things you always thought impossible might become possible within a mere 8 weeks. Things you always thought you could never do will be done by you. Things you maybe dreamed of in your wildest and … Continue reading The only limit is the one you set yourself
... have resulted in the absolutely incredible grand total of 714.58 KILOMETERS run in training, one official 10k and two official half-marathons - HOLY SHIT! *sorry* When I uploaded the data from yesterday morning´s 15k run and checked the statistics of the last half a year, I almost went nuts, as you can probably imagine. … Continue reading 700k, you´re mine! 6 months of running…
Even after close to 6 months, it is nearly impossible for me to comprehend that I can simply lace up my runners, get out and run anything in between 5k and the half-marathon distance of 21.1k just because I want to any given day. Over the last 5 1/2 months, I have established a routine … Continue reading On track to running a full marathon
..., run for children in need, run against cancer! - After the half-marathon is before the half-marathon. I don´t think I have ever done a sport that is more addictive than running. This feeling of complete freedom when you get out, push your feet off the ground and propel yourself forward with all your muscles … Continue reading Run for what you believe in…
21.1k in 2:26:57 - To be honest, I have no idea what to write. On the one hand, I´m still on an absolute runner´s high, filled with emotion, giddy as hell and can hardly stop talking, let alone thinking about Sunday´s race. And on the other hand, I haven´t really processed what exactly happened that … Continue reading Half-marathon weekend, need I say more!?
With my second half-marathon getting closer every day, it was about time for another positively long run. And what better morning than the first one with sub-zero temps this fall!? My alarm went off at 6:11am, I got out of bed at 6:25am, laced up my runners after a quick breakfast at 7:00am and started … Continue reading 18.5k for breakfast
Do you know this? When you say that you´re "just going for a 'short' (read 10k) run as it´s too hot for anything major anyway" and then you start and feel great and reach the point where you´d usually turn around to head back and then decide to just keep going cause you know you … Continue reading A wee morning run of 14.22k *cough*