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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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Training summary w/c 28th January

28. January – 3rd February 2019 Another week gone, I really can’t believe how fast these days going. Week 7 of Ironman Bolton training. Week 14 of Tokyo / Boston / London marathon training. Monday: Monday’s are still rest days. I really can’t get myself into thinking to do any kind of workout. Eventually would […]

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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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PAWS Chicago – 2018 Chicago

Chicago has a different charity system compared to London and Berlin. They have set fundraising fees if you apply pre lottery or post lottery. Because I knew that I’m totally unlucky with any kind of lottery I’ve decided to bite the bullet and apply for a Charity spot pre-lottery. It meant that I only had […]

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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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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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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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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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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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I’m going to BOSTON 2019 !!!!!!

The last few days were totally incredible. On Tuesday I’ve received an email from 2:09 Events that they will release their Boston packages on Wednesday around 12pm. I had a rough idea how much will it be, but was really worried that we didn’t save up enough money for it. The email stated that they […]

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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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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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What’s the costs of running the World Marathon Majors ( WMM ) ?

Since I started this journey, loads of people keep asking me how much is it exactly cost to run the races. But lets start with the beginning. If you new to running and have no idea about the majors, let me explain it to you briefly. What is the Abbot World Marathon Majors? The Abbott […]

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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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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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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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New York Marathon ’17 – Expo

After a long journey from London to JFK we finally arrived to New York just after 1pm local time on the 2nd of November. W decided to check into the hotel and drop our bags off before we went to the Expo.  Our hotel was located on the 29th street and the Expo was on […]

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