Visiting my home country, I discovered a half-marathon race during my visit and signed up. It was the Merotz Ha’Aviv, or the Spring Run in Ramat HaSharon, a suburb of Tel Aviv. It was a small town race run on a Saturday morning.
I began my racing “career” in Israel but went very far with running and racing in Barcelona. In the past few years I had the chance to participate in dozens of races, so I am able to note various aspects of the organization.
Continue reading “On the differences between races in Israel and Spain”
I recently ran a 3-hour marathon in Seville, and I am very proud of myself. I penned this very long race report to share my experiences and lessons with others and to take it to my next marathon.
Over a year has passed since I wrote that I didn’t want to turn this into a running blog (after saying I would write regularly) and apparently neither happened. Not making any new promises!
Anyway, here is my full and long race report. I hope to post another post with concise conclusions.
Continue reading “Running the Seville Marathon in 3 hours – the full race report”
I made it! A half marathon in 1:29:23, achieving my goal of running the 21.1K challenge under 90 minutes. February 7th, in Granollers.
Continue reading “Half marathon < An hour and a half - mission accomplished!"
Living here in Barcelona for nearly 5 years, my blood pressure clearly remains more sensitive to anything going on in Israel than here. I guess that news about the metro get me much more excited than politics at any level here.
Continue reading “Spanish politics and I”
The new era of blogging is not supposed to turn into an appraisal of myself breaking records, but well, it’s easy and fun to write about, especially when records are broken. In the first challenge for 2016, I participated for the third time in the Sitges Half Marathon, and hit the nail on the head.
Continue reading “New Half Marathon PR: 1.30:53”