Category Archives: Run/Walk

New Route: Chofu-Nogawa-Musashino Park-Mitaka

We had discussed visiting Musashino Park last night and I had started looking at possible routes for another family bike/run adventure. But plans changed, I went out into the cold to run alone, but used one of the pre-vized routes. … Continue reading

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Sunday long run / Bakatare

My 3rd full marathon and second this year. Also second along Tama river, but this time I headed south, nearly all the way to Haneda airport. The last 4K were a bit iffy, but still kept my average at/below 6min/k … Continue reading

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We reached the top of Mt. Takao!

Live blogging! 11:35AM – we reach the top! Not too crowded and Mt. Fuji not yet covered in clouds, but also not that easy to spot / take pictures of. A Boy & his mountain 😉  Lunch: Leftover cutlets from … Continue reading

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Long Run & Akihabara

Up at 6:45 get ready start running at 7:55am @ 3C temperature. Down to Tama river and then along for a total of 32km (20Miles) There’s a marathon coming up end of January, but I am still undecided if I … Continue reading

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Vegan Lunch

This morning the weather was back to cold & gloomy, hence I kept my run to an ‘easy’ 40 minutes. And then we were off together to find a small cafe / restaurant by Tama river, which offers daily changing … Continue reading

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Negative Splits

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CCR Half Marathon Event

From yesterday’s group half marathon run. First time since summer that I managed to get under 2h. While running I also managed to capture quite some fun video footage, including some random revelers and our support people.

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Sunshine! Blue Skies!!!

Also getting a bit hot again now.

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Never mind the Rain

It just keeps raining! This morning at least it was more of a drizzle with bouts of showers, but never the level of un-runnable torrential down pours. Actually quite refreshing. Since the rain is barely visible in photos, I always … Continue reading

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First 5K at age 5!

Today was our monthly 5K City Run and as usual, I was in charge of the announcements before start and the finisher pictures at the end. New today, a first field test, was our timing chip set up that one … Continue reading

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Saturday HM+

Since some of us will be busy tomorrow with volunteering for the monthly 5K event, we spontaneously agreed to meet up at our usual Sunday time & place for a group run with varying lengths. For some that meant a … Continue reading

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Run in the Dark

Since I had been busy with that school thing yesterday, I could not get out for a morning run. So, I did the evening instead. Without a real sunset (thanks to clouds) it turned dark quite quickly, and while there … Continue reading

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Speed Session at 5AM + another 11K

It’s tricky to get to the early morning speed session on Wednesdays. I.e. last week Ritsu was traveling and I just don’t think Julius is mature enough to get himself out of bed and ready for school in time without … Continue reading

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Rain Run Puddle Dance

It just keeps raining. Mornings, evenings … sometimes all day. Tricky to carve out the best time slot for a run. This morning looked like it would get better for a bit, but it started again, just as I started … Continue reading

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October HM

First half marathon since July! Overall great conditions, slower pace and even a spy photo by fellow runners who spotted me from their car.

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