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!
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
It is hard to describe the feeling you get when you just keep going up and reach the top. The saying you get hungrier the more you eat is very true with hiking as it seems you need to get … Continue reading In my head – Nature, silence and back to work
We thought we should keep a “not-so-much-incline” day and decided to visit the three country border where Finland, Sweden and Norway cross borders. The route one way is 11 kilometers with “not that much” incline. Well true, not that much, … Continue reading Finding high places – Malla National park, Kilpisjärvi
Finally on holiday and in Northern Finland! It was a few days drive 1200 kilometers pit stop at along the way for the night and off in the morning again here. Drive was ok and made a few stops here … Continue reading Finding high places – Taivaskero, Fell Pallas, Lapland, Finland
Went hiking with kids to my local National park Sipoonkorpi today. Weather was perfect sunny, not too hot. This national park is where I do most of my long runs as it’s fairly close and there are plenty of routes/trails … Continue reading Finding high places – Högberget, Sipoonkorpi National Park
Week was OK, but clearly office move + pre-holiday hassle at work has taken its toll and I was pretty exhausted the whole week even without exercise. Managed to get something done though. First run was a 10 k trail … Continue reading Training W27 – Trying to keep up with the good start
Started training this week again after being sick. Managed to do a short 5k first run at summer cottage, got drenched and lost my sunglasses in the forest. Won’t post the zig-zag I did trying to find them and won’t … Continue reading Training W26 – kick-off