Running in Amsterdam

copyright Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Amsterdam is one of my favorite cities in the world. It’s small enough to walk everywhere and there is history around every corner. So I never miss an opportunity to visit. If you expect that I run along the canals in Amsterdam, you’re bound to be disappointed. Though exceptionally beautiful, I won’t recommend running in […]

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Running in Paris

Well, who would not want to run in Paris? I visited Paris last year around the same time. My schedule was so full that I could not get a run in and I had to make do with the gym. Which wasn’t bad, but who wants to run indoors in Paris? Not me. So this time […]

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Running in Orlando

I was in Orlando for a conference and I had a full schedule, starting at breakfast all the way up to dinner. So I had to schedule my run before dawn, while it was still dark. The hotel had a great gym, but when it’s nice and warm I like to run outside. I realized […]

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Running in Chicago

I happened to be in Chicago the week before the Chicago Marathon – had I paid attention I would have extended my stay… too late for that. However, I enjoyed being there so close to the action as I got to meet many runners. I don’t think I ever ran a trail outside of a […]

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BodyCombat meets Running

I run 3 times a week and because I think it’s important not be too focused on one sport, I combine running with BodyCombat training. I love the combination of martial arts moves and high energy music. While sweating through my combat class I started thinking that the upbeat combat songs might work very well during a […]

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Running in Vegas

I’m back in Vegas for a conference. And to help my body adjust to the change in time zones, I run in the early morning even though it’s already warm. If you slow down your regular pace a bit, it’s a fun run. I usually run here around 6am when the temperature is still comfortable. […]

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Running Olympic Barcelona

Whenever I am traveling for business, I try to map my runs in such a way that I see at least some of the sights. And when I traveled to Barcelona, I was set on running around the Olympic venue. I had seen that my hotel was not too far from there, but it was […]

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Running without Music

After reading Why Should Run Without Music I decided to give itΒ a try. And to experience it to the fullest, I decided to run completely analog today, without any battery-operated devices. I had a 5k scheduled so if I didn’t like it, it wasn’t a very long run.Β  So how was it? For starters, it […]

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