Monthly Archives: October 2019

3000 km in 10 months

Looks like I will manage to get the same total of last year’s 3600 km again, if I keep it up. Has not been easy with the weather here the last few months.

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Some cute cat pictures…

… for a change

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More Running in the Rain

Another very wet morning. Slowly building up a tolerance 😉 At least it is not COLD rain, as I would expect it to be in Germany or Japan this time of year.

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Dolce Italia

Over the 2+ years we have been here now, our friendly neighborhood Italian restaurant has become our go-to solution for those ‘no idea what to eat’ and ‘all leftovers gone’ evenings. Plus, they actually serve very good, authentic northern Italian … Continue reading

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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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Café Japan (after school conference)

This morning we went all together to Julius’ school or the bi-annual 3-way conference, where we sit down with each teacher for 10 minutes. We keep hearing pretty much the same every time, Julius is bright, smart, can be very … 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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Movie – Joker

It has been a while, but yesterday we finally did the classic ‘family movie Sunday’ again. Overall a very interesting movie. Definitely a very different take on the super hero (villain) genre. First time ever that I witnessed a guy … Continue reading

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CCR Sunday 14K

The weekly group run.

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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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Easy 10

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