Romania 2021: Rodnei Sky Race, 3 July

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2frTFKwfY04&t=19s Is my third time participating this race. First time, 2018 for the long course - 26k, second time 2019 for the shorter course - 16k and this year, even though I felt brave enough and signed for the long one again, the weather as so bad that officially they had to cancel the 26k … Continue reading Romania 2021: Rodnei Sky Race, 3 July

Romania 2021: Cross Hoia Fortech, 27 June

Here's a race with a twist: a twisted ankle :))) I've been injured 3 weeks ago and even though I've done everything by the book at first, rest was no longer the answer for me. The pain was still there, but I signed up for this race before the ankle incident, so there was no … Continue reading Romania 2021: Cross Hoia Fortech, 27 June

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

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: 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