Romania 2018: Bate Toaca Marathon, Ceahlau Vertical Race

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOZ22gqVY00 This was about to be my first (almost) marathon, a 38k skyrace. Neither was planned to happen or pictured it would be like this, but there I was: with my brand new rain jacket and the recommended equipment, staring at the falling rain, after deciding to participate 3 days before. That feeling when you … Continue reading Romania 2018: Bate Toaca Marathon, Ceahlau Vertical Race

Romania 2018: Retezat Skyrace Intersport, Custura Peak version, 16th June

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TDqf0RioUP4 "It might be the same race, but the way you feel is slightly different. Still as beautiful, but different" I was saying in my previous article about this race (click here) Between angels and insects again, this is my 4th time at Retezat Skyrace and I wanted to add some spices. I added the … Continue reading Romania 2018: Retezat Skyrace Intersport, Custura Peak version, 16th June

Romania 2018: Bichigiu Halfmarathon, 9th June

This is about a race I decided to join 2 days before. I had no plans for the weekend and I started googling races nearby. I found Bichigiu Halfmarathon in Bistrita, a fund rising race for a family, 2h away from Cluj. One post on facebook about a ride there and done. My weekend was … Continue reading Romania 2018: Bichigiu Halfmarathon, 9th June

Brasil 2018: Wings for Life Rio de Janeiro

https://youtu.be/e5hZDj0mUCE Well look at that..I crossed the ocean again and ended up in Rio de Janeiro. HOW did that happen? Oh that's right: I bought a plane ticket because I wanted to run the Wings for Life World Race on a different territory.   P.S. This was last year, Florida: https://runtheworld.blog/2017/05/08/florida-2017-wings-for-life-world-run-sunrise-fl/ Each time the month of May … Continue reading Brasil 2018: Wings for Life Rio de Janeiro

Romania 2018: 8th WizzAir Marathon Cluj-Napoca

Hey ya'll! How you doing? How's your training going? Mine not so good, I've been a little lazy. But I'll talk about that later. It was about time to add another road race, right? Too many trail runs lately, so this local international half marathon came in perfectly. So I put my Darth Vader costume … Continue reading Romania 2018: 8th WizzAir Marathon Cluj-Napoca

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Romania 2018: Vladeasa Winter Trail, 25.02

Have you met the frozen heaven? That place where everything is so white that you can barely see? That place where at some point you are so numb that not even your thoughts sound normal? That place where you don't walk on snow, you are walking on clouds? The place where the gender doesn't matter, … Continue reading Romania 2018: Vladeasa Winter Trail, 25.02

Hungary 2017: Obstacle race, 8km

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsNnJKZzeRg&t=20s Well here's something new this year: running in Debrecen, Hungary. Oh, and something completely new in my life as a runner: an obstacle race 😀 This short race is a good gateway to see if you like this style. I never liked to get dirty, especially wet and muddy while I run. But I … Continue reading Hungary 2017: Obstacle race, 8km

Romania 2017: Harghita Trail Running

https://youtu.be/4_W-VmXh65o This is a race I signed up for the first time. Usually during that weekend there are 3-4 other big races and this year I chose a new challenge: Harghita Trail Running. The race is on the holy mountain of the Szeklers (ro: secui), Harghita Madaras, a mind-clearing run for trail lovers, among eruptive … Continue reading Romania 2017: Harghita Trail Running

Romania 2017: Maraton Retezat, 5 august

https://youtu.be/6WKdNwhua8I This Saturday, 5th of August, was Retezat Marathon. And of course I signed up for the half - 24km through Retezat National Park, with a ~2000m climb. The reason I'm writing this 3 days later is because I needed time to calm down so I won't be all negative about it. The truth is, … Continue reading Romania 2017: Maraton Retezat, 5 august