Tag: marathon

July 11, 2016

Marathon Recovery

Marathon Recovery! Marathon training – you can say I disregard the common practice. If you’ve read any of my posts, you will clearly see that I do not follow the norms. Running to me has been a pleasurable activity from the start and I failed to conform to the accepted standards. I have never followed any training plans, nor have I been successful in applying […]

August 15, 2015

Featured Runner of the Week – Emil Zátopek

Emil Zátopek! To start of the series of Featured Runner of the Week, I chose to look back to a runner from recent history. It seems fitting to pick Emil Zátopek as he exemplified all the great qualities not only as a runner but as a human being! Adored by crowds and fellow competitors alike, Zátopek, with his very awkward technique accomplished what no other […]

October 13, 2014

How Can I Improve My Marathon Pace

Can I Improve My Marathon Pace? A simple question I asked myself, to which I already know the answer – of course I can. The real question is HOW. What is the best way to improve marathon time? Usually, I write about events after they already took place. This time, I decided to write about my preparations as they happen, to share my thought process […]

September 20, 2014

First Marathon Tips – Never Run It Solo

First Marathon Tips Earlier this summer, I ran my first marathon. Number one tip – never make your first marathon a solo run. What I mean is, I went out on my own and ran a marathon distance. Disaster! Or was it? First Marathon I had been toying with the idea of running a marathon for some time now. My longest run before the ultimate […]