Mental strength in running

mental strength in running

“It all starts in your mind” – We all heard this phrase before. But have you ever thought about how much your mind really affects your running performance? Marathoners know the mental strength in running. There is no such thing than a great mindset. Heading to a race with all positive thoughts means you’re half […]

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Did not finish

DNF-in-running

Training for a race is your journey to the start. This starting line is something you’ve been waiting for. A goal that you’ve been wanting to accomplish. You hear the gunshot and you’re off to your race. Not all races are meant to be finished though. The more you’re racing the higher the possibility of […]

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Fit on vacation

stay fit on vacation

You want to stay fit on vacation? Don’t let your upcoming trip screw your diet and training goals. It is absolutely possible to go on vacation, enjoy yourself and stick to your diet as much as you can.  If you’re usually going on vacation to completely lose it and you don’t care about your diet […]

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Brooklyn Half Race Strategy

Brooklyn Half Race Strategy

The Brooklyn Half Marathon takes you from Eastern Parkway to the finish line on the boardwalk at Coney Island. It’s an iconic 13.1-mile journey through the amazing borough of Brooklyn. The Popular Brooklyn Half is a fun race and a good one to pr since it’s just a bit hilly in the beginning and then entirely flat for […]

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NYC Half 2018 review

NYC Half 2018 review

It’s done. Another great half marathon in the books. It definitely was an outstanding one in many ways. Not only because I ran a new personal best of 01:48:30 (old PR was 01:50:51 on the old course) but also because of the circumstances this year. It was a new course – nobody knew what to […]

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Last-Minute Race Day Tips

Last-Minute Race Day Tips

New York is getting ready for the NYC Half Marathon 2018 and more than 20.000 runners are getting into the pre-race-blues. The week before an important race is a mix of excitement, anxiety and pure joy. Even though I ran the NYC Half multiple times already it always gives me butterflies. It’s New York’s biggest […]

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NYC Half Course Strategy 2018

NYC Half Course Strategy 2018

Let’s get the NYC Half Course Strategy 2018 straight today. With the new course of the NYC Half Marathon in 2018 there comes a new strategy for the race. If you’re not familiar with the new course yet please read the article about the NYC Half 2018 course before you continue reading this article. I […]

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The new course: NYC Half

NYC Half Marathon course

Since yesterday it is official: I will be running the NYC Half 2018. It is my favorite race here in New York and the NYC Half Marathon was completely redesigned for 2018. Take a look at the NYC Half Marathon course with me and find out about the new course for 2018. I have also […]

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Empire State Building Run-Up

Empire State Building Run-Up

The Empire State Building Run-Up: It’s the most famous tower race in the world. It challenges athletes from all over the globe to run the 1576 stairs (86 flights). This year I was one of them. When I got the email from Turkish Airlines, the sponsor of the race, I thought they were joking. It […]

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Half Marathon Training Tips

Half Marathon Training Tips

Half Marathon training tips are super important especially when you are planning on running your first Half Marathon and you are looking for Half Marathon training tips for beginners. But even when you have ran the 13.1 miles race several times before Half Marathon training tips never get old. Here are some great advise for your […]

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