Woke up with a slight fever (37,5) and my throat was killing me but there was no way I was going to miss the Barcelona Marathon. Four months of training, four months of nagging, and four months of waiting were not meant to end with me sitting on the sideline. One thing that I […]Read more "Barcelona Marathon"
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!"
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"
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"
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"
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"