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 theĀ  "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

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