And we did it again!
Finally, four of us reached Mt. Jimba, and of course, the well-deserved bath in the river and the Soba followed our 29k/4h effort!…
Run. No word has so much controversy: run. You love it, you hate it, you promised yourself you will never do it again, yet you are back on the road faster than you think. Run....…
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1950-1954 was without doubt Emil Zatopek's era. He was the male star of the…Continue
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1950-1954 was without doubt Emil Zatopek's era. He was the male star of the 1952 Olympics, winning 3 gold medals. However by the middle of that decade he was no longer the dominant force and was unable to repeat his astounding feats at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics. His best result of those games was a sixth place finish in the marathon; which was won by his old friend Alain Mimoun of France.
His heir as the the distance king of the 1956 games was a Soviet army officer called Vladimir…Continue
Today, eight members took on the hills at Mt. Takao, it was hot at the station, but the higher we got up the mountain, the better the air felt! But still, I think we drank about one liter per hour of running. Juergen and Robert made it to a pass 2k before Mt. Jinba, but had to return because of time constraints. The others selected shorter routes.
Everybody enjoyed the healthy Soba-noodles…Continue
If anyone is interested in taking part in any event in Korea, then let me recommend the site marathon.pe.kr
On it are heaps of events of all different distances througout the country.
Most of the events are listed in Korean; as is the website. However some do have English options. Nevertheless knowledge of hangeul would certainly be an asset..
Otherwise contact me with a prefered date ( most events need to be entered about a month in advance) and what distance you want…Continue
This was a very unexpected pleasant result; achieving 3rd overall at the 2010
Tateyama Triathlon in Chiba prefecture, Japan. It surprised everyone that after years of over
indulgence, there can still be an athlete inside me. There were 100 male
participants for this 25.75km race. I was 16th out of the swim
section, 4th by end of bike portion, and then just 12…