Category Archives: Run/Walk

Good night … falling meteor?

Captured this wonderful and quite dramatic sunset on my evening walk today And there was some running in the morning. It was rather gray and cold.

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Meanwhile … Julius in Koblenz

It’s great that part of Julius German language summer camp are visits to nearby cities to soak up German culture. And I can’t say that I have ever been to Koblenz. But I am very happy that he sent me … Continue reading

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Just a little more running

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Momentous Milestone, indeed

Back in September ’15 I started working out again and that motivated me to get an Apple Watch in October ’15. Very quickly I got hooked to my streak of hitting my move goal (of 1000 fitness calories per day) … Continue reading

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Running with Iron Men

Well, not exactly 😉 Not as part of the IRONMAN European Championship at least. But as I started my run today, I noticed that bikers were passing over a bridge crossing my path … and then later I saw that … Continue reading

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Some fun pictures from yesterday’s long run

After doing 11 miles (17.7km) the day before, I actually wanted to keep it easy today and ‘just’ run like 5-6K, but then the weather was so nice and I kept pushing to do just a bit longer. (I ended … Continue reading

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My photos in local paper

Remember when I wrote about the port city run as a test for an upcoming CCR event? And the many pretty pictures with it? Well, in my absence the marketing machine for this event is in full swing and I … Continue reading

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Double Run Fun!

This summer, the climate here is fantastic for running. And unlike last year, when I managed to get a running related injury just before leaving Vietnam, this time I am in top shape and keep exploring all those paths through … Continue reading

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13K in 1h!

It has only been 2 years since I managed to get 10K done in 1h for the first time. That was a critical barrier for me back then. (For me, this is  the line separating joggers from runners). And today … Continue reading

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Evening Walk with Kiddo

It has been a long standing tradition that on our stays here I drag Julius outside for a walk. He might complain at first (and sometimes even after), but during the walk he is actually quite cheerful, talkative, hums along … Continue reading

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Shopping Goofballs

Not much to report today. As a special treat, my dad accompanied us for our shopping round and he and J just had way too much fun goofing around Took me a while, but in the afternoon I finally kicked … Continue reading

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Got Cold – Need Hats!

Over night it has gotten really cold! Wasn’t it like 28-30˚C just 2 days ago? And this morning it was down to 13˚C. But somehow Julius wanted to go out with his sketch book (and in my jacket), but after … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice

This morning I got up extra early to go see the sunrise from the hill top. Quite a bunch of clouds, which made for dramatic light and the sun really just showed up from behind those clouds when she crept … Continue reading

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First full day at the Farm

I started the day off with a casual 12K run through the woods. Beautiful air and the smell of fresh earth, moss, mushrooms and perfect temperature. Only thing was that the elevation change was way more than I had remembered … Continue reading

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Forest walk and animal encounters

Always fun to drag kiddo out into nature. This time we did our forest route and saw horses, cows and sheep. Later on, I got Julius into his second least favorite thing: Trying on shoes! But we actually ended up … Continue reading

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