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Canada, Canadian, run, running, ultra running, ultrarunning, Viktoria Brown, World Record attempt -

This was one of my main races for the year, one that I had high hopes for. I only do 2-3 "A" races a year so a lot of preparation went into it. I also had very high aspirations about what I can achieve - although I knew that they were maybe somewhat unrealistic on a first try. I still gave it a good shot. It was pretty much an open secret in the running community what I was going for, but I made sure that only the Canadian record attempts were published in the media, I just didn't want...

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2020, 24h, Kilian Jornet, running, ultrarunning, World Record attempt, Yiannis Kouros -

It is a hot and popular topic these days and I do have an opinion which I would like to share with those interested. As everyone in the ultrarunning world knows, Kilian Jornet announced an attempt to break Yiannis Kouros' 24-hour world record of 303.5km (188 miles) on 27th November 2020. Below is my personal opinion about the phenomenon and because it is a personal blog, I can probably write things down that magazines and official publications can't. A few important points first to minimize misunderstanding around my post: - I'm not a world class ultrarunner. I have my success...

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