It's been only 10 weeks since my last marathon in Buenos Aires, and here I am, tapering again before my next marathon. This one is in my favourite city in Japan - Osaka.
I dream about that perfect marathon, when absolutely everything goes the way it should go. It's not too hot or cold, I'm well prepared, my fuel is just right, my body is working with no pain like a well-oiled machine, my mind is in the zone just pushing me forward.
I have a marathon coming up soon, my dream marathon in Kyoto, but guess what? We are in the middle of school holidays. My little guy is with me 24/7, but I need to run. How can I do it? Is it really a problem?
When you're a runner
People in Japan love to run. No, they not only love it, they are obsessed about running. Almost every town has some sort of organised running event, be it an ekiden (long distance relay), fun run, marathon or an ultra. Yet still, due to the enormous number of applicants, it
Goodbye Fitbit Surge. Hello Garmin Fenix 5S.
When I first started running it was with my iPod Nano, you know, that tiny square one with a touch screen. It had my music and Nike Run... all I needed at the time. I was just training for my first 10km race