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."
1. Plan on having 2-4 glasses of wine 2. Take your bike (or jog or walk) towards a wine store 3. Meander till you have spent enough energy to make up for the booze. 4. Consider a backpack, or don’t bring a water bottle 5. Enjoy and try not to finish the whole […]Read more "The proper way to enjoy a red"
Sometimes I wonder why I bother with the running. Tomorrow is the biggest running event in Latvia and I have a slight fever, a head cold, and my left hamstring is feeling like a banjo. I would recommend myself to just stay home tomorrow. Instead, I have told myself and others that I will go and […]Read more "Day before the race"
Very often, I like to have a drink while writing. I don´t always drink while I write. For example, at work I do most of my writing alcohol free. However, I do think it is a bit of a misfortune that I drink while writing a blog about running and health issues. So, to alleviate […]Read more "Music for your workout or any other time."
Taking place three weeks before the Riga Marathon, this is a great way to test how much you have progressed in your training. There are several distances you can participate in. If you are planning on running the Marathon in May, then give a try at the half marathon. I wouldn’t go all out on this race […]Read more "BIKERNIEKU HALF MARATHON 27 APRIL 2014"
Most people who enjoy running and especially those who are training for an event, usually pick a day to do a long run or at least some more distance than their regular run. Weekends, obviously, are the most common day for this type of run. You don’t rush through your long runs and you try […]Read more "20K long run in the cold."
Riga is a great city for running. The streets are wide and there are lots of parks. You can run anywhere. Only the old town with its old cobble stone roads (and sidewalks) might not be the best place for a run. This loop, I often take, is a good way to get in some […]Read more "A 10K scenic run by the shores of the Daugava River in Riga"