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."
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"
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"
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"
I decided this week that taking Odysseas, my seven year old son, with me for a run would be a good idea. He would ride his bicycle and I would run alongside him. Mezaparks here in Riga is a great place to go for a run or a bike ride. You can take any number […]Read more "Taking your child along with you for a run."
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."
It is always good to test yourself every so often to see either how far you have come along or how crappy you are doing. A 10K run at full stream will not only give you a great indication but is also a great workout. The best way to do this is by signing […]Read more "Jurmala Beach 10K time trial – The beach is for fun."