Barcelona Marathon

  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 […]

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Cheaters!

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 […]

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Barcelona 10K Challenge

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 […]

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Day before the race

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 […]

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