Romania 2019: Corcova Trail Race

You may, or may not know this, but I'm a wine person. I love sipping a glass (2,3...) durind the evening. Puts my agitated soul into a relaxing mood. The only way to calm Denisa down, is to give her some wine 🙂 This is the holly race! The race where not only the water … Continue reading Romania 2019: Corcova Trail Race

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Romania 2019: Cindrel Marathon, in Paltinis, Sibiu. My first 40k, 100 races anniversary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=knWWlumKMgY&feature=youtu.be I like to keep my running stories short. But this post will be a little longer. Also the video is also longer than the rest of my videos. All this, because the race itself was longer. 2xlonger. Like never before 🙂 This is a story about how I lost my marathon virginity on top … Continue reading Romania 2019: Cindrel Marathon, in Paltinis, Sibiu. My first 40k, 100 races anniversary

Romania 2019: Rodnei Skyrace, Borsa MM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOXatxqQ6j4&t=19s Rodnei Skyrace 2019 Last year I ran this race for my birtday: 26k on the last day of 26 years old. And because of that, I wanted to skip it this year. https://runtheworld.blog/2018/07/24/romania-2018-rodnei-skyrace-21st-july-maramures-county/ Then on second thought...I told myself "why not?" , therefore I signd up for the shorter course this time: 17 km … Continue reading Romania 2019: Rodnei Skyrace, Borsa MM

Romania 2019: Maraton Apuseni, MSG Systems, 25.05

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cc6WDYqQaaY This was my third time running at the Mataton Apuseni and the first time I get to write about it. The first ones were in 2015-2016, those good old times where I had more time to train, not writing on blogs 😀 Since that first time, it became one of my favourite races in … Continue reading Romania 2019: Maraton Apuseni, MSG Systems, 25.05

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

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

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