Tag: personal best

A great year in review

The end of the year brings an inevitable desire for reflection, introspection, for looking back to assess the good moments, the not-so-good moments, the direction to take next year and the improvements to do to on ourselves and on the relationships we have with the ones we love. Athletes receive year on year countless reminders of the numbers that make… Read more →

Estrela Grande Trail in mainland Portugal highest mountain

This year I’ve challenged myself again to continue doing epic sh!t.  To pursue dreams. To follow the heart. To explore new ways of reaching the void. To seek my inner confidence, that driving force that makes us move forward and reach beyond our present self. When I decided to participate in this year’s Eiger Ultra Trail edition, my coach Paulo Pires poked me to… Read more →

Confidence, bliss and the void

Last weekend the Düsseldorf Marathon took place as planned. 😀 The city was vibrant, athletes everywhere, an incredible audience around each corner, a feeling suspended mid-air that a big event was about to take place, as an unusual quietude settled in as key streets were closed to pave way to the runners. With the Estrela Grande Trail challenge approaching, my race was a collaborative one.… Read more →

An example of determination

In the past years I’ve had the opportunity of participating in B2Run, a company run taking place in several major cities in Germany. This year I made it to the 5 fastest athletes of the Vodafone Runners community, which won the team run in Düsseldorf on June 23rd! This basically meant that we were invited to participate in the B2Run Final in Berlin this month, to… Read more →