Sabine’s Jungel Tagebuch: 1. Etappe

Geschafft! Die Erste Etappe liegt erfolgreich hinter mir. Um 7:30 Uhr ging es los, direkt den Berg hoch. Bis zum ersten Checkpoint war es bergig und ich hatte keine grossen Probleme. Bei jedem Schritt musste man aber aufpassen wo man…

Sabine’s Jungel Tagebuch: 2 Tage vor dem Race

In Brasilien, Santarem, angekommen ging es direkt aufs Boot, dass uns mit einer 10 Stuendigen Uebernachtfahrt ans erste Basislager brachte.   Das Boot: Hängematten lager                              …

Equipment check! Ready for the Jungle?

  Oh, what a releave! My main meals arrived just yesterday. I know, how could I leave it to the last moment? Everything else was organise well in advance but I just wanted to taste one more … than my…

Brazil, Brazil, I’m flying to Brazil!

One more week to go… I just can’t believe how quickly the last 3 month passed by. And how do I feel? Nervous, excited, stressed, happy, energised or tired? All of that! I feel like in a rollercoaster! Emotionally a…

Jungle Marathon Training in Greece

  1. Agios Ioannis: Hill training Holidays were booked already month ago but with my running shoes and rucksack I can train everywhere. It was actually quite handy to travel to a warm country before going to Brazil. Now I…

How to hang up the light weight hammock?

Practice is the best preparation: How to hang up the light weight hammock? Watch and find out how quick and easy it is to hang it up in the forest. Imagine finishing a long day and all you want is…

Germany: Local newspaper article

Everyone in Frankfurt am Main might have found this article in their letter box. My father took the first initiative and contacted the local newspaper EXTRA TIPP. Few days later I had a telephone interview and here is the result: …

Training with weights for Jungle Marathon

Some of you might already ask themselves why I run with a fully packed rucksack all the time. When I ran to work I obviously need to carry my office cloth to get changed. But I always have extra weight…

Training with wet feet

Training for the Jungle Marathon doesn’t mean you just follow your running plan… I printed out a running plan from the internet that told me how many km to run each week including interval sessions, tempo runs and a long…


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