Experience talking with CNA938 On the 6th of March I had the great opportunity to chat with the lovely people over at CNA938. It was my first time on live radio and a very exciting experience! If you didn’t get a chance to listen to it then, here is the Audio Recording: (Don’t forget to subscribe to our channel for upcoming video) I was so nervous and excited, after listening to the play back I thought about a million other things to mention. For this week’s blog, I thought t
Read Part I [Here] 26- 09- 2019- Spartathlon Greece- Epic Fail Recap on the Spartathlon Experience Blog Spartathlon has always been my dream race. I remember when I start to run ultra-marathon race and I saw those crazy elites’ runners starting the race at the base of the Acropolis. I always saw them as runners with superpowers! I couldn’t even imagine that at some point in my life I would be one of them. (Spartathlon is a 250km race with a 36hrs cut off- similar to Sakura M
Why run for 21 h? Endurance Nature here I come… The friends I had met during the Spartathlon all said the same thing. They believed that I DNFed because of circumstances (lack of rest), not because of my lack of ability. Their advice was to find a 24 h race so I could test my speed. As soon as they suggested a 24 h race, I had found one. Of course I had to join my favorite organisation’s – Endurance nature team – 24 h event in Malaysia. I registered when I was still in Greece
Running around 400-meter loop for 100 miles sounds crazy? Yes, IT IS! Last week-end I ran exactly 160.72 km in a time of 21hours 03minutes, meaning that I exactly ran 392 laps of 400 m, with an average of 3 min for each lap. So, if you remove the 0.700 m (with 3 min average of each loop), this means I achieved a sub of 21 hours on a 100 miles! An achievement I never imagined I was capable of doing… This, once again, proves that we are much stronger then we think we are! I am
Welcome to the 3nd part of the blog about the 444 km C2C Race experience. If you haven’t read the first two parts, I strongly recommend for you to do so simply by clicking HERE!
If you are all up to date with the story, let’s jump into Day 4: Day 4 was the most magical day. I don’t know if I could find the words to describe how magical, special and unique the day was. I felt so privileged and blessed. It reflected my values and the true essence of why I run. We got ready as f
Welcome to the 2nd part of the blog about the 444 km C2C Race experience.If you haven’t read the first part, I strongly recommend for you to do so simply by clicking HERE!
If you are all up to date with the story, let’s jump right back into Day 3: Day 3: 200-278 km On the night of the 2nd day, my husband installed the tent for the night. I was so dead, we agreed on sleeping for 3 hours but ended up having a really hard time to wake up… Therefore, we extended our rest a little
A week ago, I won first overall on the Coast to Coast 444 km across Malaysia. I am still searching for the right words to describe the event. It will take me weeks to really digest what I have gone through during the race. So far, I can confidently tell you that I am not the same now then the Vero at the starting line. I pushed through the event to a point I thought was impossible beforehand. I discovered a part of me I didn’t know nor believed existed before. This event gave
Happy new Year everyone, I hope you all enjoyed your holidays! It is already been 3 months since we came back from Japan. Crazy to think that its the same amount of time we took to complete the project, 3010kms. We miss the simplicity we used to have in our adventure; sleeping everyday in our tent, not knowing where we would sleep next, eating when we felt like it (or when we would find convenience stores) and enjoying the everyday scenery which never was the same. The advent
The time passes so fast, we can imagine that we have less than one months to go. It’s almost unbelievable, we remember again when we started, 3 months seemed like an eternity. We did not know how wrong we were…This trip it’s truly an adventure of a lifetime, we will make the most of it before it ends. The melancholy gets through slowly. We are more and more determinated to enjoy every moments of this adventure. For now, we ran more then 2250km from the start. We just realizde
Hiroshima here we are! We start our second month here in Japan, we ran and cycled for more than 1300km for more than 35 days, it’s incredible how fast the time passes. Like you probably noticed through our FB page, this week was a really solid week. On our way to Hiroshima we had to pass through different mountains and highways (we struggled to pass with our stroller). In Japan, the roads are generally tiny with a lot of traffic, for us it is a problem because we struggle to
3rd week Ouf! It’s incredible how the time is just flying by…We just finished our 3rd week already… It’s incredible the things that we saw in that time. For this week we ran and cycled 362km which means a total of 857km, we predict that we will reach 1000km in the beginning of next week. So, we got an average of more than 50km a day…Wow….I am impressed by my body that I able to cope here, I did not expect that at all 😉 Japanese mountains We start the week with a really toug
For the last 2 weeks, we’ve been running across Japan. We ran next to the coast from Fujiyama to Tokyo, in between we will stop to Hiroshima and Nagasaki. After that we will run in the Alps to finally arrive in Tokyo, we hope to cover around 3000-3400 km.The first week was a week of adaption, we had to adapt ourselves to the distance that has to be done every day, pay attention to eat the correct food, (we have to eat a massive load), study the map correctly and GPS to find
Just 17 days to go before Japan, is it really possible? Is it really happening?! It sure seems like it! For the last two weeks, I spent the most of my time confirming everything is ready. I have enough “Newton elite shoes” for the entire distance, if i have the”right type of running clothes”, a “suitable tent and sleeping bag”, “sleeping matt”, “gels”, “the right type of bicycle and trailer”…Ouf….! I also had to redesign “my Japan route on the map”, because I can not stay any
The 5th of august we will be leaving the UAE to finally arrive in Japan after a 10 hour flight. The amount of planning we have left is almost not mensurable….But we getting there! Each day we getting closer from our big challenge….Each day we make something done; get used to our equipment (testing the tent etc), make and re-make our ‘to do’ list, make sure that our Japan map is reliable, learning basic Japanese, keep on training, breath…. and so on…! The amount of different