On the differences between races in Israel and Spain

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.

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Running the Seville Marathon in 3 hours – the full race report

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.

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New Half Marathon PR: 1.30:53

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.

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