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New York – Round 2?

Over a week ago I’ve got a email newsletter from NYRR with the email subject of ‘ The Virtual Marathon is back ‘ . This is the second year that NYRR offers this option to get into next year’s marathon. They have 500 spots for the virtual race, it’s cost $150, and you’ll need to […]

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20 days till Tokyo but …

In 3 weeks this time probably I already finished the Tokyo marathon. Tokyo is 9 hours ahead of England. So when I’ll start the race on Sunday morning around 9.30am most of the UK will be still asleep or just going to sleep. It’s now less than 2 weeks till we are flying out , […]

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Training summary w/c 7th January

I realised that all my Facebook posts are about my training posts. I love sharing my ups and downs but I bet it gets annoying after a while. So instead of sharing daily , I’ll write a post about how my week of training went on Mondays. Monday’s are my rest days so will have […]

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You can. End of story.

Wow what a year. I didn’t manage to achieve all my goals this year , but it’s life. Stuff happens , they knock you down but you get up , learn from it , move on and get stronger. Started the year out strong , was planning to run a race every month just to […]

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Training?… When? What for? Why?

I really have no clue what to write about my training sessions. Loads of people keep asking me about it. But I just don’t know what to say. few months ago I tried to write-up weekly training summaries but I just don’t have the time for that. When? Could say I started my training in […]

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I bit the bullet ….

Back in September a friend of mine posted something on Facebook. It was an invitation for a Free month training with a triathlon club. Becky is totally awesome, she’s done the best of the best, the hardest race, an Ironman. She forwarded my details to the owner of the club , Dave. Well that’s how […]

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I never been lucky in my life with drawings until …

I was supposed to write this post a few weeks ago but somehow I didn’t manage to do it. I’m part of a fair few running groups on Facebook , some of better than others but all is good to learn and get information. A few weeks ago I came across a post on the […]

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My first 18miler (alone)

After last week’s horrible 14 mile run, I really had no idea what to expect from this long run. Last week everything was so good till the mile 13 marker, then something broke inside me. I just sat down, and really started to think why am I doing this to myself? Is this all really […]

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Week 11 – Berlin to Chicago training

I haven’t written a training summary for a long time. I’m sorry I’m getting really busy. The runs are getting longer, and I’m getting a bit tired as well. But have to say so far it all going well. When I started this training plan I really didn’t know what to expect, if it’s going […]

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Week 2 – Berlin to Chicago training

After feeling really positive about my Week 1 training, I was really looking forward to Week 2. I know if I put all the training in, I’ll be able to reach my goals and maybe even more. All this week I’ve tried to go for my runs around mid day – 1pm. I knew if […]

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Berlin to Chicago = I’ve hired a running coach

In the last few months I’ve spent loads and loads of times to decided what to do with my upcoming marathon training plans. It wouldn’t have been that hard if I have to train for once race, but no I need to train for 2 of them . Berlin is on the 16th of September, […]

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My day with Kathrine Switzer

As I was telling you all in my last post I had an awesome big surprise for you. There’s an online running community called ” adidas Runners London “. A few weeks ago they told us that Kathrine Switzer will attend their Saturday Morning Ladies running session. Had to sign up via Facebook and then […]

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Jeffing? Feffing? Effing?

I’m part of a lot of running groups on Facebook. Mainly to get motivation and also to use them to get advice if I needed. They are mainly English groups but there’s 2 Hungarian as well. In the last few weeks I’ve noticed that loads of runners ( mainly in the Hungarian groups) saying it’s […]

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Greenwich Park 10k

To keep myself on track with my trainings I’ve decided to run at least 1 race in a month. I’ve run a few races organised by Runthroughuk and I really enjoyed them. Really well organised races, chip timing, medal, banana , flapjacks and free race photos. Who needs more than this? I headed to London […]

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6 months to go – IM UK

Race day is now less than 6 months away, its scary to think that this time I’ll be in the water and swimming towards to the finish line of Bolton. But 6 months is a long way away as well. Loads of training and also some planning ahead of me. When the weather gets better […]

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Hotel & Flights for Chicago

A few weeks ago when I signed up for the upcoming Chicago Marathon with Team Paws I wasn’t too sure what kind of hotel to book. First of all I’ve tried to book one as close as to the start as possible. But than it turns out they are really expensive, even if I booked […]

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House moving, Ironman training and 2018

First of all Happy New Year all of you 🙂 So much has happened in the last couple of weeks. A month ago we successfully bought our house and moved into it. That’s the main reason I wasn’t blogging at all. We still don’t have the computer room set up, need to buy a computer […]

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Chicago Marathon 2018 – Application

As I mentioned in my previous post I’m planing to run 2 World Marathon Majors in 2018.  You can read about my Berlin application and acceptance in HERE. The application opened up on the 24th of October 2017 and it was closed on the 30th of November 2017. If you planning to run the race […]

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Berlin Marathon 2018 – Application

My plan is to run all 6 World Marathon Majors by the end of 2019. Completing London and New York this year I’m well on track. My plan is for  2018 to run Berlin and Chicago. This post will be about Berlin and the application process. The lottery application opened up on the 18th of […]

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New York Marathon 2017 – Race Day

When I went  to bed the night before I knew that I will have a really long day in front of me on Sunday, so tried my best to be in my bed by 9pm. Set my alarm for 3.45am, so I’ll have time to dress up, check my gear, have breakfast and make our […]

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New York Marathon ’17 – Opening Ceremony

This blog post will be about my experience as the Hungarian Flag bearer at the New York Marathon’s Opening ceremony. If you want to read about my time at the Expo you can read it on here 🙂 So it’s all started a few months ago, in the summer time I’ve found an application form […]

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NYC Marathon Tracking

It’s almost race day and I couldn’t be more excited about it. Today I finally managed to check into my flight and selected my seat as well. I’m flying with Virgin Atlantic  ( flight nr. VS 3 ) , leaving Heathrow at 8.50am and should land in JFK at 1pm. Before I selected my seats […]

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NYC Marathon – pacing strategy

A week from today I’ll be already in New York , hotel checked into and if everything goes well collected my race pack. New York will be my second marathon and I’m getting incredibly nervous. I think it’s totally normal but still worrying about the smallest things. It’s my first overseas marathon, how will I […]

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Great South Run 2017 – Portsmouth

Last October I was at home and flicking  through the tv channels  I came across a running race called ” Great South Run “. I never heard of that before, and it was in Portsmouth. Which is about 50 mins drive from Basingstoke. Seeing all the amazing runners I’ve decided that it’s time for me […]

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Why so negative?!

I was thinking about this in the last few days to write this post or not. but at the end this is my blog and I can write about negative stuff as well. So I’m part of loads of Facebook groups, about running and recently joined a few triathlon and specially Ironman ones as well. […]

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New York Marathon – Confirmation Form

Few days ago I was checking my NYRR profile and noticed that they have added a new tab onto my home screen. It said ” Download my confirmation form ” or ” Email my confirmation form ” . I got super excited about this, because it means that from now on I’ll know my start time […]

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Social Run Group by Up & Running Basingstoke

A few weeks ago I’ve seen a post on facebook that the local sport shop – Up & Running Basingstoke –  starting a ” Social Run Group”. They plan to run the sessions on Wednesdays and the distance is an easy 5km. According to their leaflet ” all abilities ” are welcome and no one […]

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Be Iron Fit by Don & Melanie Fink

I was planning to buy this book ( click here for Amazon )  for a few weeks now, but had to wait till payday to get it. Ordered it on last week Saturday and to my surprise Amazon offered a Sunday delivery to a near by Amazon locker. When I got the text message from […]

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Swimming here I come

A week ago Friday I finally managed to sign up to do swimming in my local swimming pool. The gym offers loads of different gym packages, including ” just swim ” for           £26/ month. I don’t think that’s a bad price at all. Before i signed up I have checked […]

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