I was trying to get back on track with training this week, but time simply has not been on my side lately. I have been struggling with trying to find time even for a short run and it seem like … Continue reading Training W36 – Overseas ventures
In short this is my company’s challenge to raise money for Unicef UK through teams of employees climbing to Kilimanjaro. There are three different groups; one, two and three so far, and I am part of group three going up … Continue reading What challenge, why Kilimanjaro and why me?
Traveled to Frankfurt for work this week and already when I knew I was going there I started looking around the trails and high places around the city thinking I will go for a run. Found this peak called Alt … Continue reading Finding high places – Alt König, Kronberg/Frankfurt, Germany
After my “injury” on Saturday I had to take it easier for a few days. Sunday I felt a bit like being hit with something and in this case it was quite accurate as I had been hit by a … Continue reading Training W35 – It certainly was more good news
For someone who loves forest and trail running the place where we live now is ideal as it’s only 20 meters from our door to the closest trail. The forest close to us is filled with WWI trails, trenches and … Continue reading Finding trails – WWI trenches, Kivikko, Helsinki
Week 34 started off good with really intense gym session after which I felt like I can do anything! Managed to do chin-ups easily. Still only one at time but multiple times with short 20 second breaks. On my lunch … Continue reading Training W34 – Bad news and good news
As part of our preparation to Kilimanjaro we are all doing a “test challenge/climb” first week of October 2019 in the Lake District National park North West England. We will be climbing three separate fells Helvellyn 950 m, Skiddaw 931 … Continue reading Finding high places – Three Peak Challenge is approaching fast!
I went for a long trail run (11,63 kilometers) on Sunday to Sipoonkorpi and was pretty tired and exhausted this week still too. Although I was tired the run was great and it felt pretty easy so I can see … Continue reading Training W33 – More progress and busy hobby week
As you probably have noticed I quite often go to the closest National Park Sipoonkorpi for trail runs, especially the long ones. It’s easier when there is more space to choose from. In Finland I always use this app called … Continue reading Finding trails – Sipoonkorpi National Park, 10 k
In the beginning of the week I was a bit down and could not seem to find motivation at all. Legs were sore from gym and running again on flat surfaces and I felt like there is no progress at … Continue reading Training W32 – Finding motivation and finally progress