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I ran a marathon and I liked it

There’s more than one way to measure a marathon. Of course the distance is always the same, but the experience, the lessons learned, the number of dark thoughts crushed as the miles go by but the end is still far away is different for…

Monday, 11 September 2017
marathon running

Paris Marathon – Race recap

As I said in my previous post, I thought I had set my alarm for 5:30. After tossing and turning most of the night I looked at the clock at some point and it was – 5:40! It turns out that I had switched…

Monday, 15 April 2013
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Paris Marathon – The Day Before

So let’s start from the beginning. In the beginning I cried – leaving the house alone was emotional. We were always going to do it together yet there I was – alone, just me and my suitcase, and a whole lot of anxiety about…

Saturday, 13 April 2013
marathon running

Marathon training 101

There are 18 days left until my first marathon. I’m not panicking. Yet :) When I started logging my miles and increasing the weekend long run in January, my main goal was to get to the longest run without any injuries and with some…

Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Longest run to date: 32.55km = 20.2miles

What can I say other than 32km is a bloody long run! Thankfully my legs didn’t loose the plot like they did during last weekend’s much shorter run, but I have to say that after about 28km I was a bit bored of it…

Saturday, 9 March 2013