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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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urban running

With my new and somewhat enforced focus on urban running, I’m very receptive to anything out there speaking to it. Confirmation bias at work. Salomon’s latest video:

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Making amends

Writing (and thus blogging) for me, and anyone else (although some might not know that) reveals rather than expresses. Those who aspire to become what they state, and those who search for who they are in what the state, neither has a pre-existing … Continue reading

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Why we run?

Geoff Roes’ essay contest on iRunfar has resulted in a worthy winning piece of creative writing, and a very interesting reflection by Geoff on the trends he saw in the corpus of 103 answers he received. My kinda answer didn’t fit the … 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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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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does the money thing matter?

The Dutch trailrunning portal that posted my 2014 Mustang Trail Race reflection, just posted a piece that made me aware of Asics outrun the sun project: two teams racing the UTMB route (9500m +D) relay-fashion trying to beat the sunlight … 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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