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the urban running that has a narrative

For a someone who grew up in a city-state like the Netherlands China’s dimensions are just mind-blowing. One of those expat glossies that cater to my ilk regularly has a well-written cover article (although¬†the bulk is food, fashion and partying … Continue reading

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urban running trends

I pontificate on trail trends, self-define as a trail runner, but for quite a while now have spend nearly all my time in mega urban environments. So with the occasional exception of a holiday or work trip run all of … Continue reading

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the confirmation bias at work

Way too much writing about running lately. The only real defense I have is that running can be connected to so much else. So a post about running can be a post about anything. Well, not anything, let’s be honest,¬†a … Continue reading

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Nijmegen and Cairo: happy running

I’ve written a lot about running lately. So my mind has been on it even more than normal. It’s always funny to notice how a focus of attention seems to correlate with coming across unexpected ‘relevant’ information. Go on holiday … Continue reading

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the fuzzy category of trails

Fuzzy categories offer an endless source of fascination. Take the relatively new concept of running trails. Let’s not start in prehistory, but just go back half a century. when running – as a sport – could reasonably be classified into … Continue reading

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art beats info

With plenty of time on my hands, and an unhealthy eagerness for information, I find it difficult to avoid a regular and tedious feeling of deja vu. Let me illustrate with a subject matter that I follow on a permanent … Continue reading

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