Race Report: Wienerwald Ultra Trail 55 km

This race was my second ultra and my first distance longer than 50 kilometers. I had signed up more or less without knowing a lot about the region or the race. This was the first edition and I had never before been to Wienerwald – the forest around Vienna. I found the event by browsingContinue reading “Race Report: Wienerwald Ultra Trail 55 km”

Race Report Jurassic Coast 50 km

Coming home from my first ultra, I’m still overwhelmed by all the experiences and impressions from the last weekend. It’s not so easy but I want to share this feeling with everyone: runners as well as friends who wonder why I would run such a long distance. Why did I sign up for this raceContinue reading “Race Report Jurassic Coast 50 km”

Race report – Partille 6 hours

Running long(ish) distances is usually the most enjoyable in a scenic landscape. Trail running and ultra running are almost synonymous and most races advertise themselves by promising the most pristine landscape and the best view. Last weekend’s race did not. It was actually very much to the contrary one of the most monotonous competitions IContinue reading “Race report – Partille 6 hours”

Race Report – Trans Gran Canaria 17 km

The Trans Gran Canaria is a very popular race with participants from all over the world and especially from northern Europe. This fact is maybe not surprising when you consider that the weather on the Canary Islands in February is slightly better than in Sweden or Germany. I already wanted to participate last year butContinue reading “Race Report – Trans Gran Canaria 17 km”