A half marathon through the streets Reykjavík, Iceland. A tale of a limping leg, aided by venio-muscular compression technology.
A 10k race along the northern coast of Reykjavík, Iceland. The weather was very nice, offering a beautiful view of the bay and the mountains on the other side.
Cursa Bombers is an annual 10k race in Barcelona, Spain. It was nice to run it again in 2012 after a three year long break from street races.
My first mountain half-marathon in the Collserola hills above Barcelona. After some problems finding the starting line, the race was very nice.
A 16k running race through the Collserola hills north of Barcelona, Spain. My first ever hilly race away from the city asphalt.
A 10k running race on the Formula1 race track Circuit de Catalunya. What can be better motivation for improving your speed than be in a surrounding that reminds one of fast cars.
Cursa Bombers is one of the most popular 10k race in Barcelona with thousands of participants and a great atmosphere.
Today I ran around the wine region of Penedés. I participated in the XXIX Mitja marató L’Espirall — The 29th Espirall half-marathon. I cannot say other than the weather conditions were very good … for wine making, that is.
A year ago I performed an interesting experiment that seemed to indicate — contrary to my hope — that systematic training is preferable to unsystematic lack of training when it come to beating personal records in long distance running (see further). I did thus show up for the Sant Cugat half-marathon with over a month of training on my back. My goal was the same as last year — to set a new personal best. There was some uncertainty in…
Today I participated in the 30th edition of Cursa de la Mercè — a 10k race through the streets of Barcelona. Well in advance of the race I had set myself the target of finishing the race in 48 minutes and hence beat my personal best by a minute and a bit. My fairly optimistic target was backed up by an unusually effective running schedule for the past month. On Thursday my plans changed. I was having lunch with some…