28 March 2010. Four Nambanners enjoyed the pageantry and international diversity of the Jeju Ultramarathon Race in South Korea. The 50k and 100k events followed Jeju’s rugged shoreline. 2 Nambanners ran the 50k and Yoshitaka…Continue
Added by juergen wittstock on April 27, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Our team after 12k of this year's trailwalker! Donation target achieved, now they only have to finish the run!
Some food to keep…Continue
Added by juergen wittstock on April 21, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments
A one kilometer long line of people in front of the gate, it took me more than two hours to get on base (from the station, about 500m). Well, maybe it was worth the try to confirm, but I can't recommend running on Sagami Base unless they significantly increase the number of helpers at the gate.
Time was 1:26:05 for 21.53k (according to my Garmin), exactly as planned.…Continue
Thanks to a great personal effort and excellent coaching, Keren Myers came away with the only trophy in today's race. But another three Wednesday regulars, Juergen, Michael and Frank finished top ten in their respective age-groups. Kim-san also did well, coming up strong in the second half. The two members on the right, who content themselves with a virtual presence, Steve M. and Pat still…Continue
A bowl of hot soup was absolutely necessary after the 15k at Ome-Takamizu today. Weather was chilly, and I almost worried to be under-dressed in my Namban singlet and shorts, but as soon as I got going, it was fine. I ran 1:13:22, about five minutes faster than last year, beating team-mate Keren Miers by about one minute. I think the course was different from last years. We worked together on the uphill half, and I settled…Continue