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
Every Accomplishment starts with the desire to try Yolanda Gail Devers, two times 100 meters olympic champion It’s been already two years since my last marathon in 2015 where I ran 2:42, my all time PB. I had decided at that
I’ve run this Chiba Marine event twice prior, once in 2014 and another time in 2015, which I recorded Half Marathon times of 1h 25m 01s and 1h 25m 12s respectively. Both times were ran in rather cold and very