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Obstacle Course Race: The Telegraph Video shooting

  Have you ever tried obstacle course races? It is a combination of running, climbing, jumping, crawling which gives you a full body workout. Most of the time you end up crawling in the mud, jump over trenches and probably…


FINISHED: Spiridon Silvesterlauf Frankfurt a.M.

DATE:              28.12.14 LOCATION:     Frankfurt a. M. CHALLENGE: 10km       It was too late to sign up for the race online but as they alway have a registration on the race day,…


FINISHED: Oxford Half Marathon 2014

10 days before the Oxford Half Marathon race my mind was ready! It was the day when I ran 16k in a steady pace and mentally ticked a box – Done!  Colleagues and friends who already ran a Half before said: “You…


The day before the race: Oxford Half

Checklist   I woke up before 08:00am. The weather outside was dry, cloudy but a bit of sun coming though. Perfect! Happy to start the day before the BIG day! To complete my training plan I only had to do a 20 min…


TRAINING: Oxford Half Marathon

It is Friday after work and I got 2 more nights until my first Half Marathon.  I’m so excited and nervous that the event is finally here, I couldn’t sleep very well last night. 8 weeks ago I decided to sign up for the…


The Gladiator Games London Herftordshire

Date:            13.9.14 Location:       WOODHALL PARK, HERTS, SG14 3NE Challenge:    10k The Course:  An interactive obstacle course race with gladiators The Team: Anders, Andre, Lewis, Maria, Alyn and Sabine What a beautiful day. It was sunny, warm but not too…


London River Rat Race

Date:            16.08.14 Location:      Royal Victoria Dock, London Challenge:   10k The Course: flat running, water obstacles and kayaking The River Rat Race was in East London along Victoria Dock. I was following the posts on Twitter about setting up the course the night before.…


FINISHED: Adidas Thunder Run 24hr

Date:                 26. – 27.07.14 Location:           Catton, Walton-on-Trent, Derbyshire Team category: 6-8 Mix Team name:      Parkrunners Challenge:        10km,  24h off road relay run against the…


Training when you’re ill? Yes or No?

I was so excited when I got the news that I’ve won a spot in the Adidas 24 hours Thunder Run 2014. I entered the competition through running Saturdays in my local parkrun 5k competition and then tweeted to Adidas…


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