long distance runs
This two-day run was just a test. I needed to try both the gear and my readiness before the beginning of the ultrarunning season. Click the paragraph heading to check out a video from this little adventure of mine. (Czech with English captions.)
In May, I set out for a three-days run through the small Czech mountain range High Ash Mountains (Jeseníky). Because of the coronavirus situation, all facilities were closed; therefore, this was a hundred percent self-supported run. Click the heading to watch the video. (Czech with English captions.)
My favorite Giant mountains (Krkonoše) are a little gem in the Czech Republic. That's why I have planned a trip across its ridges. In four days, I am about to run through the most beautiful places in the area. Check out the course of my planned route by clicking the heading.
High Tauren mountains are the highest and one of the most beautiful mountain ridges in Austria. The peaks soar well above three thousand meters above sea level. It's worth exploring. Click the heading to explore the planned route.
This race is going to be a tough one. I am not afraid of those 150 kilometers of distance, but climbing more than eleven thousand meters seems unimaginable. Hopefully, it won't get canceled as many other races this year.
Allegedly, this is supposed to be one of the most beautiful trails in Europe. It stretches 180 kilometers from North to South across the Mediterranean island of Corsica. So definitely, I want to give it a try.
In summer 2017, for the fourth time in a row, Kilian Jornet won a tough 100-mile race with more than 10 kilometers of elevation gain and loss: the Hardrock 100. This news wouldn’t have been any big surprise had Kilian not dislocated his shoulder stumbling and falling on mile 14. Even though he managed to…
Ultramarathon runners usually cover dozens of kilometers daily. Hundreds, maybe even thousands of kilometers monthly. And yet they wake up every morning eager to plan another run. What motivates them in their struggle? How come they are not entirely exhausted and burned out after a few weeks? I didn’t use to ask these questions in…
I enjoy multi-day outdoor adventures a lot, but this year things weren’t going my way, so I set off for my first long run only in August. At the beginning of this week, I started my three-day self-supported run, about 125 kilometers long. It was nothing special; last year I covered even higher volumes in…
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