This blog-post is dedicated to my colleagues/friends at Natixis with whom we shared a grueling 21 hours and 6 minutes in the trails of Hong Kong over a distance of 100km and over 4700 meters of climb.
“You do not know what pain is yet”, says Niander Wallace to Deckard. “You will learn.”
People who know me have probably noticed that wherever I go, I wear my headset most of the time. The reason is that I am always lost in my thinking, I am constantly trying to solve a problem in which
All is uneasily quiet, on a road flat and straight, surrounded by wide farming areas. My mind is calculating, how to maintain a pace which is quick enough but one which won’t see me out of energy down the road.
Scrolling across the massive number of articles on strength training for endurance athletes in front of my computer, my head got more and more confused. How many “Top 10 exercises for runners” articles have you seen? Do you recall?
You’ve done a 100km ultra marathon before, how hard could a 70km be? Said the voice in my head, as if stoking coals of Lucifer’s fire. Well, the September 2017 Hakusan Shirakawago Ultra 70km certainly sounded like a fun