#9 HM Gerar Half Marathon 2016

31st January 2016 A warm story. Written shortly after crossing the finish line. Right after a hot shower and washing my running shoes. Today was the "Gerar" Half Marathon. The first half marathon for 2016. I heard a lot about it, a lot of publicity, on social media, but mostly while running. A smart move… Continue reading #9 HM Gerar Half Marathon 2016

#7 HM The Great Delhi Half Marathon

18th October 2015 "I hoped running will get easier and easier. But it's not at all as I expected. The finish time is about the same. As the number of runners grows in an event, I feel weaker. The same happened today. Half marathon in Delhi. In fact, half marathon in Dwarka. Dwarka, a neighborhood… Continue reading #7 HM The Great Delhi Half Marathon

Remembering my #1 marathon

5th Oct 2014 After a couple of month of running and a trail half-marathon, I decided to give it a try and double the distance. Between the 1st half-marathon and the marathon, I had only 2 months to train. Looking back, I couldn't say that it was a wise call. I already had some pain… Continue reading Remembering my #1 marathon

20th Feb ’16 – Winter Tri Challenge Izvorani

Got back two hours ago from Izvorani, a place around 30-40 km from Bucharest center, where the Winter Triathlon was held. Had enough time to wash my running shoes, take a shower, eat a big bowl of pasta special (meaning that besides boiling the pasta and adding some tomato sauce I basically put everything I… Continue reading 20th Feb ’16 – Winter Tri Challenge Izvorani

My first “official” long run

23km, this was the distance I ran in my first "competition", on the 23rd August 2014. Funny, I just realize it now, the match between the distance and the date. So, it has been around 2 years since I've started thinking about running more seriously, including the training for that 1st running event. 15 events… Continue reading My first “official” long run