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.
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.
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
Soon after crossing the finishing line at Nobeyama 100k (classic runner’s thing), I was already thinking about Shirakawago that holds a dear spot in my heart, a redemption race sort to speak. This year was my 3rd participation but this
Right after crossing the finish line in my last 100k hilly race last year in Takayama placing 7th overall in 8h36. My next ambition was to be top 3 in one of the Wellness Series ultra marathons. The oldest and most