Thoughts on: ”Eat & Run” by Scott Jurek

Scott Jurek runs and eats! By running I mean 100 mile runs (that’s 160km!) and 24 hour races. By eating I mean only plant based foods. —————- Endurance has been a theme in my reading for a while and this is the latest latest entry. I was led to this ultra marathon legends autobiography becauseContinue reading “Thoughts on: ”Eat & Run” by Scott Jurek”

Top Books of the Year – #7

#7 “The Marathon Monks of Mount Hiei” by John Stevens ———————————— The “1000-Day Marathon”, a big part of their practice, takes 7 years to complete. For the first 5 years they run a marathon a day for 100 days straight. This is repeated 7 times. For the last 2 years the distance is increased toContinue reading “Top Books of the Year – #7”

Frozen balls, New Book and the Run of my Life

It was freezing, raining and windy but it was my last opportunity for a long run before Kullamannen 25k. So I took it! The biggest hurdle was not the weather, though, it was finding clothes to protect me from it. I’m moving houses this weekend and finding anything among all the boxes is almost impossible.Continue reading “Frozen balls, New Book and the Run of my Life”

New Audiobook for my morning run!

Preparing for my race in November with a 21k morning run. It went fairly well except that it rained the whole time. I did see two row deer as a bonus, though! Accompanying me on this adventure was a new book I got from audible – “Apollo 8” by Jeffery Kluger – and it’s goingContinue reading “New Audiobook for my morning run!”

I’m back in the running trail with a new book in my ears!

Made a glorious return to the running trail today after struggling with a nasty cold for a while.  Rewarded myself with this book to accompany me on the trail as I prepare for a race I’m running in November. “Stranger in the woods” by Michael Finkel tells the story of a man that one dayContinue reading “I’m back in the running trail with a new book in my ears!”