Month in review

Month in review: March 2018

March was a solid month as far as running distance was concerned. However, I find myself working more on my endurance and speed, and less on my climbing legs. Maybe that's called building a base, or maybe I'm going to look back at this after my skyrunning adventures in summer and call it lack of specificity? Only time will tell. (more…)

By Christian Kemp, ago
Month in review

Month in review: February 2018

Another month, another monthly summary. So what made February stand out? Certainly not time on the bike or on the track, of which there were none. I did get some decent running done while on vacation in mountainous Madeira, and continued doing some regular partial run commutes and lunch runs, however. (more…)

By Christian Kemp, ago
Race report

Race report: Freelander’s Trail Mersch-Hollenfels (18km, 500Hm, 4°C)

It was a lazy Saturday morning. Rain was pouring down. Either I'd drive to Mersch, 30 minutes away from home, and do a late sign-up for a 18km trail race; or I'd sit at home, complain about the weather and not get any run done. The weather was a concern, but if I managed to go out and "get it done" I figured I would not just train my muscles, but also strengthen my mental fortitude and reinforce a positive habit. So before I could change my mind, I assembled my running gear and got in the car. (more…)

By Christian Kemp, ago