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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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Boston

Boston. Where should I start? What should I say? One thing for sure that it will be long. So if you stick around it’s better to get a cup of tea. Let’s start at the beginning. 31st of March – Luke and I were planning the final sightseeing plans for Boston. Everything was perfect. 1st […]

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Tokyo Marathon 2019 – race recap

Wow I can’t believe that race day was already 2 weeks ago. I’m so behind with all of these posts. Sorry. So after an exciting few days in Tokyo which was filled with sightseeing and great food ( will definitely write a post about these later on ), on the Thursday we went to the […]

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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 21st January

21 – 27th January 2019. Wow I can’t believe how fast these days are passing. Probably it helps that I’m way to excited about the Tokyo trip. Week 6 of Ironman Bolton training Week 13 of Tokyo/ Boston/ London marathon training. Monday: As always it was a rest day. I’m starting to like these days. […]

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First race of 2019

Well this was kind of an accidental race. I bet you wondering how is it possible? Let me start at the beginning. Last year when I was training for the Berlin – Chicago marathon, I’ve run an awesome 18 miler training run. Few weeks after that I was supposed to run my 20 miler. Back […]

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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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Tokyo Marathon – Friendship run registration

Since I missed  out on the 5k run before the New York marathon, I’ve decided that I’m going to be as prepared as I can to be able to register for the other pre marathon Saturday races. The Friendship run in Tokyo is only a 3.5k long fun run. So it’s not the usual 5k […]

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Race day – Chicago Marathon

It’s really important to carbload before a race, so on saturday we decided to have pizza. One of our host suggested that there’s an awesome pizza place near by and we should try it. They make “Detroit” style pizza , which means it’s a square one.  It is a rectangular pizza that has a thick […]

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Chicago Marathon Expo & International 5k run

The marathon expo opened up on the Friday. Luckily we landed in Chicago on Thursday so I was definitely be able to get to the expo first thing. If I can, I go to the expos when they open. They not as busy then, and also there’s a bigger chance to buy all the merchandise […]

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Travelling to Chicago

OMG I can’t believe that the race was over 2 weeks ago. Because our flight was leaving London really early morning, we decided to stay in a hotel by the airport. We woke up nice and early on the 4th of october and were on our way to the Airport. the shuttle bus turned up […]

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Chicago Marathon – How can you track me?

OMG the Chicago Marathon is almost here ! In a week time I’ll be there and I can’t wait. If you’d like to follow me around the course I made a little step by step guide about how to follow me. 1. Download the official app: iPhone   https://itunes.apple.com/…/2018-chicago-marath…/id718145625… Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details… 2. Click on Tracking […]

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Chicago Marathon – It’s Race week – Quick recap of events

OMG I can’t believe that the week is finally here. I also can’t believe that I’ve run Berlin just 2 weeks ago, and in 6 days time I’ll be at the start line of the Chicago Marathon. This past 2 weeks went really well. I think I’ve recovered after Berlin really easily and quickly. It […]

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It’s Race day!

It’s time to summarise my Race day experience, if you’d like to read my Travel journey (click here ) or of you want to hear about our Breakfast run ( click here) then please click onto the links. OMG the day is finally here. I’ve train for this for so long, and so much. I […]

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Berlin Marathon Expo & Saturday activities

After arriving Berlin and checking into our hotel ( you can read all of that here ) we went back to Berlin Central station to make our way to the Expo. I’m part of a few Berlin Marathon training groups on Facebook, and during our train journey I’ve read many horror stories about the Expo. […]

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Our travels to Berlin

A few months ago I’ve already posted our journey details here and here as well. To be honest I wa really nervous about this travel. Mainly because I knew that we need to get to Berlin on Friday because I really wanted tp pick up my race bib on the Friday. I’ve hears horror stories […]

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Berlin Marathon Tracking – How to track me?

Since yesterday they tracking  app is finally available. I really thought that won’t release it till like a day before the race. Chicago already released theirs, and that race is still 4 weeks away. But never mind. A few weeks ago I’ve received my Start Card. I’ll need to take this with me to be […]

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Mi is az a World Marathon Majors? Hogyan lehet jelentkezni?

Miert is futkoraszok a vilag minden reszen? Mi is konkretan a World Marathon Majors? Csak profi elit futok vehetnek reszt rajta? Vagy lelkes amator futok is? Draga? Hogyan tudok jelentkezni a versenyekre? Mi jar azoknak akik teljesitettek a kihivast? Ezek a leggyakoribbi kerdesek amiket kerdeztek tolem. Igy ugy gondolom itt az ideje irni errol egy […]

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29 days till Berlin – Quick travel update

Only 28 days and 19hours till Race day 🙂 Getting closer and closer. By this time in 4 weeks time will be already there, and probably the pre race nerves will kick in. I just want to give you all a quick update regarding our travel plans. Since I wrote my last post, I’ve decided […]

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Berlin Marathon – Start list

Only 6 weeks to go till the Berlin Marathon. My training is well under way, and in August I’m upping my miles significantly. Today just had a 14 mile run, and on the 25th of August I’m having my longest run, 20 miles. A few weeks ago I was reading through the official website, and […]

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Abbot – Everyday Champions ★☆★☆★☆

Yesterday I came across a tweet from Abbott : BREAKING NEWS The all new Six Star System is live! Housing over 2 million results, waiting for you to claim them so you can see all of your #AbbottWMM results in one central hub. Register today! https://t.co/jy2f1j2Iqz#ReachForTheStars pic.twitter.com/4y7TAyu0HX — Abbott WMMajors (@WMMajors) July 25, 2018 I’m […]

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Who’s a Charity Runner? Why do I need to explain myself?!

Well I never really thought that I’ll need to write a post about this, but here we go…. I’ve shared the same photo in 3 different running groups, 1 US-based and 2 based in Hungary. It’s a picture about a countdown for my upcoming races. As you can see I’m having a pretty busy 12 […]

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Tokyo flights, trains, hotels, sightseeing

A few months ago I pre-booked some hotels on Booking.com just in case I get into the marathon. All of them was on a “book now pay later ” offer. So I thought even if I don’t manage to get into the race i wont  lose out on money, I just cancel them later on. […]

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I got into TOKYO which also means I’m getting my 6star medal in Boston 2019!!

OMG. I’ve done it, signed up for the Tokyo Marathon  It wasn’t easy, the whole system was really slow, kept freezing and wasn’t straight forward, but I done it. But let’s go back to the beginning. Since last year unsuccessful lottery drawing, I managed to save up the charity + entry fee. I really wanted […]

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Improvements? Week 1 – Week 6

First of all I’d like to apologise that I didn’t write many training posts recently. I had a really busy few weeks, overtime at work, taking on an allotment and spending long hours there and then do my marathon training. I really didn’t have the time and energy to write posts. 😦 I just finished […]

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Protected: I’m going to BOSTON 2019 !!!!!!

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Tokyo Marathon ’19 – Charity – Quick update

Earlier today I came across a new press release from the organisers of the Tokyo Marathon. It’s states that the Charity registration will begin on the 2nd of July 2018. Last year it was sold out within 4 days. So hopefully this year will be the same, so I’ll have plenty of time to sign […]

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Week 3 – Berlin to Chicago training

After feeling great with my Week 1 and Week 2 training , this week turned out to be a disaster. So what was the plan for this week? Monday – 28.05.2018 – 5 miles easy run Tuesday – 29.05.2018 – Cross training Wednesday – 30.05.2018 – Track training Thursday – 31.05.2018 – 4 miles easy run […]

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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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Week 1 – Berlin to Chicago training

As I said in my previous post, I’ve hired a running coach. If you haven’t read that click HERE to read it now. I was really excited about my training plan, I didn’t really know what to expect, or anything. But everyone I spoke with they highly recommended Denise and her coaching plans. I’ve officially […]

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How are we getting to Berlin?

When I’ve got my charity place for the Berlin Marathon I’ve managed to book a really good hotel via booking.com. The hotel is a 3 star hotel and it’s called Astrid am Kurfürstendamm. I’ve tried to book a hotel close to the start/ finish line so we won’t need to travel too much. According to Google […]

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