A year ago, my heart rate monitor broke. A month ago my GPS watch watch broke. At the same time, I tried to install a running app on my phone only to discover that my phone is too old to run it. Two weeks ago they began work on our apartment and we are staying […]Read more "If a runner runs in the forest without a sports app, did he actually run at all?"
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."
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"
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"
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"
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."