Tag Archives: pedestrianism

iimbsd: come jogging with me

Some time ago I adopted the pedestrianism label for my approach to running. Now I’m finally ready to advertise myself as a running guide for exploring Shanghai I’m reconsidering. Why go for a big word when there is a small one, … Continue reading

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trail?trends

Disclaimer: my version of trendwatching is largely an effort to detect patterns in the echo chamber of my interests. I’ve written a couple of posts on trends in trailrunning, as well as various pretentious reflections on running in general (my … Continue reading

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some pedestrian thoughts instead of a 2015 trail running review

For two years in a row I reviewed my armchair trail running impressions (see here and here). Haven’t got much to add. Most trends have deepened (more business, more attention to FKTs and its variations, more extreme events, many more … Continue reading

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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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why run a landscape? part one

When reflecting on trailrunning, the kind of running I’ve pondered about most till date, I’ve focused on my motivation for hitting the trails, but never really addressed the fundamental question of why one would want to run a landscape in the first … Continue reading

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Shanghai, citytrails, and going a bit beyond marathon distance

My new home town has great potential for pedestrian exploration. Looking at running as a mode of environmental exploration, as opposed to exercise, competition, or self-discovery (well, ‘opposed to’…nothing is ever not part of the package, but focus does matter) … Continue reading

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pedestrianism and the fuzzy category of running

As an arm-chair enthusiast trailrunner (ace for you), who thus spends quite some time in the world of running, I may be forgiven for the occasional spring cleaning tendency, the need to bring some conceptual order in all that I come … Continue reading

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