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!"
The concept behind Correbarri race is simple but genius. When you register for the race you select which of the many neighborhoods ofnu Barcelona you want to represent. Then, when you pick up your bib you get the usual for Barcelona complementary race shirt. However, each neighborhood had it’s own design and color. It’s a […]Read more "Sant Gervasi, Bitches! – Correbarri 10K Race"
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"
The is the first race of the 10K Barcelona Challenge series. A new entry in the competition, raising the number of races needed to complete challenge by one. As the name implies, it takes place outside the famous Camp Nou Stadium home of the best team to ever grace the planet. About 3.500 runners gathered for […]Read more "Cursa Barca 10K – For those who like anything Barca"
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"