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winter lanscape

Prague Ultra-trail 2017
Posted on January 2nd 2018

ESSAY Let me start at the end: I did it. For the first time, I ran a 100-miler, an approximately 170 kilometer-long run. I made it to the end after 33 hours and 25 minutes. As I approached the finish line, I had this crazy idea to wait for another eight minutes, so as to have a finishing time of precisely 33:33... read more

winter lanscape

Prague Ultra-trail 2017
Posted on January 2nd 2018

ESSAY Let me start at the end: I did it. For the first time, I ran a 100-miler, an approximately 170 kilometer-long run. I made it to the end after 33 hours and... read more

motivation

Motivation of ultrarunners
Posted on December 5th 2017

ESSAY Ultramarathon runners usually cover dozens of kilometers daily. Hundreds, maybe even thousands of kilometers monthly. And yet they wake up every morning... read more

pain

Pain management
Posted on November 7th 2017

ESSAY During long-running courses, runners are faced with a lot of difficulties. I don’t know of any ultrarunner who does not experience at least a minor crisis in a 100miler... read more

gopro hero 5

GoPro for runners
Posted on October 23th 2017

REVIEW The idea of buying an action camera first struck me more than a year ago when running in Arizona. Back then I regretted that I didn’t have one. When I returned... read more

High Ash mountains

High Ash Mount. - September
Posted on September 18th 2017

TRAIL Thanks to the run in the High Ash mountains I realized that I have to start to focus more on fueling during the multi-day events. Beer and sausages aren't enough... read more

Moravian ultramarathon

Moravian Ultramarathon 2017
Posted in July 2017

RACE Seven marathons in seven days. Impressive, isn’t it? At least that's how it has sounded to me for several years since the moment I first heard about this event... read more

Brittany

Brittany - March 2017
Posted in July 2017

TRAIL Brittany has taught me that when planning a trail route, it does not suffice just to insert some points into the maps. Sometimes it is essential to explore the route... read more

Calanques

Calanques - January 2017
Posted in July 2017

TRAIL Mediterranean Calanques is undoubtedly a beautiful area, and in case you don't know where to get in some running in winter, I recommend the local coast... read more

Écrins

Écrins - May 2016
Posted in July 2017

TRAIL Anyone who likes mountains is bound to fall in love with the Alpine region Écrins. The minimal touristic infrastructure makes it an almost ideal place for running... read more

Sedona, Arizona

Arizona - May 2016
Posted in July 2017

TRAIL To me, the desert was a synonym for hot weather and cacti. I would never have thought that it could snow in May in the Arizona desert... read more