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"
Aside from dreams, facebook, customer service woes, and pets, listening to someone talk about their sports injury has to be one of the most boring topics of conversation. I won’t write about mine on this post, but you can read about it here (I really tried to make it as entertaining as possible). Runners get […]Read more "Injury etiquette"
Life Hacking I never liked how that sounded. It is almost as if life is some kind of obstacle or a nuisance and you need to circumvent it. Forget about the fact that usually these “great” tips are more trouble than the supposed convenience you have created. If your view of life is that […]Read more "Stuff I don’t like (this week) and should be changed or eliminated."
Taking the stress from work and dumping it on the pavement and not on your family. During a run after work you can rethink all the “I should have done this,” or “I will do this tomorrow” that your work leaves you with at the end of the day. You won’t solve all your problems, […]Read more "6 ways running can benefit your family life"
OK, you passed that first hurdle and are actually capable of being able to run. Congratulations. Now, running will become a routine and that often comes hand in hand with boredom which leads to lack of motivation which leads to, you know where this is heading. However, you might be the type of guy who simply enjoys […]Read more "Staying Motivated"
This New Year’s Eve, while in Barcelona, I ran my fourth race since I got back into running on Feb 1, 2012. It was the Cursa dels Nassos, an annual race near the oceanside of the city. Cursa del Nassos means “running of the noses.” There were about 10.000 runners and I managed to finish 6.216th! […]Read more "The Running of the Noses"