A year ago, my heart rate monitor broke. A month ago my GPS watch watch broke. At the same time, I tried to install a running app on my phone only to discover that my phone is too old to run it. Two weeks ago they began work on our apartment and we are staying […]Read more "If a runner runs in the forest without a sports app, did he actually run at all?"
Being sick during training, or missing runs can feel like the end of the world to many of us. The running schedule is not a lenient creature, it glares at us in disdain every time we cannot add a tick to a day, or plug in our miles or transfer data to it from our […]Read more "Obsessed with the marathon training schedule."
In every race I have run here in Spain I have have to say that a huge percentage of runners cheat. They will run on the sidewalk instead of the street and on every turn cut though the sidewalk, or park, or any way that will give an advantage. I have even seen people not […]Read more "Cheaters!"
Last week before running the Cursa Barri de Sant Antoni I showed Bea the official shirt that comes with every race I have registered for here in Barcelona. She asked my why I dont wear it to the race and I said that it is lame to do that, it is just for wannabe runners, […]Read more "Wearing the Race Shirt during the day of the race."
Both of those activities should be banned. Even race rules, usually, have a lower age limit for entrants, normally around fourteen years old. This should apply to children in strollers and dogs. Just to get things straight, I am talking about a race, not about just running in the park or streets or during any […]Read more "Running races with strollers and/or dogs"
The Challenge Are you a fan, a big fan, of 10K races? Does the idea of trying to endure a long series of races throughout a year entice you? If yes, and you live in Barcelona, you are in luck. There is a competition known as the BCN 10K CHALLENGE . It is a series […]Read more "Barcelona 10K Challenge"
Cursa del Poble Nou is the second race in the Barcelona 10K challenge I came the previous day to pick up my bib and t-shirt for the Poble Nou race. The neighborhood seemed quiet, though that might have just been because Barca was playing. The ladies at the pickup station gave me my number and shirt […]Read more "Cursa del Poble Nou 10K – Running, Botifarra, and Wine"