Romania 2019: Wizzair Cluj-Napoca Marathon, 14.04

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiZ1JOnIMz4&t=4s This race right here, was my first halfmarathon 4 years ago. It had another name, another sponsor, but more or less the same race, same course. I remember finishing it in 2h, but enengy level -2 :)) it was hard and incredibly satisfying. This year as the third time participating, second time as a … Continue reading Romania 2019: Wizzair Cluj-Napoca Marathon, 14.04

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Romania 2019: Semimaraton Intersport Brasov, 06.04

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LoI9C76ACn8&t=5s Officially, the first spring race this year! After 3 winter trail runs and minus some degrees, spring has finally arrived in Brasov. Semi Maratonul Brasovului 2019 It was sunny, there were flowers, even some traces of snow, but just enough to enhance the contrast. I think that's why I felt so energized: I was … Continue reading Romania 2019: Semimaraton Intersport Brasov, 06.04

Romania 2019: Vladeasa Winter Trail, 24.02

Here it is! The race with the “Frozen Heaven” I was writing about last year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywam_gdWKQ8 The race where usually is so cold, that can make your ankles look like a frozen chicken (true story, my story, last year, when I forgot to brong long socks, etc. Read about it here: https://runtheworld.blog/2018/03/06/romania-2018-vladeasa-winter-trail-25-02/) And because I have learned my … Continue reading Romania 2019: Vladeasa Winter Trail, 24.02

Spain 2018: Cursa dels Nassos, 31 Dec

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3R-LPLbmurQ&t=2s What did you do for New Year's Eve? Honestly I took a time-out, away from all the Christmas stuff and the pre-New Year's Eve chaos. I booked a cheap flight to Barcelona (also taking a time-out from the cold weather) and signed up for their Cursa dels Nassos aka The race of the Noses. … Continue reading Spain 2018: Cursa dels Nassos, 31 Dec

Italy 2018: Verona (Half)Marathon, 18.11.2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WB72MrawWYw&t=9s Some people say I travel too much. I say it's all about priorities and time&money management. I work in order to live, just like everybody else, and I live because I feed my passions. Being alive means so much more than surviving.  I choose to live in a world of marathons and vacations. It's … Continue reading Italy 2018: Verona (Half)Marathon, 18.11.2018

Romania 2018: Gorun Trail, Mercheasa 27.10

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cu5Wa4F3VXA&feature=youtu.be Ever since I saw this race I knew it has to be on my bucket list. So I signed up for the longest race (30km) without planning how will I even get there. I just knew I will find a way. And so I did. I'm always excited when there's a race I've never been … Continue reading Romania 2018: Gorun Trail, Mercheasa 27.10

Slovenia 2018: Red Bull 400, Planica

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkm829ZUtEc&t=20s Have you ever watched a video or something and dreamed you could do that someday? This was how I first heard of Red Bull 400 race: I watched a trailer and felt in love on the spot. It looked so fun and easy, that clearly had to be a catch. So 3 years … Continue reading Slovenia 2018: Red Bull 400, Planica

Romania 2018: Retezat Marathon, Rausor skijump

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0JYzffTMZY&t=20s Once again, I took part of what I've sworn I would never do. This race made me drop dead last year and I really meant when I wrote: ".. is not for everyone, definitely not for me. While I was climbing the rocks and praying for the finish line, I swore to myself that … Continue reading Romania 2018: Retezat Marathon, Rausor skijump

Romania 2018: Rodnei Skyrace, 21st July (Maramures county)

https://youtu.be/Y1DUlaYGMt4 Do you know the  "running your age on your birthday" cliche? Well, I unintentionally almost did it. I ran the age I had one day before my birthday. Or like normal people would explain it: I ran 26k on my last day at 26. Coincidence: Rodnei Skyrace took place this year on 21st of … Continue reading Romania 2018: Rodnei Skyrace, 21st July (Maramures county)

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