CiucasX3, seen from the other side

I need to start by saying that registering as a volunteer for CiucasX3 (half, full and ultra.marathon race in the Ciucas Mountains) might be the smartest thing I have done lately. All the information about the race you can find on their website, facebook page and online in general. Of course involved some effort, time, work from my side, but what I have received in exchange was far greater. And I am not talking about the per-diem for the last days, the t-shirt or anything else. But I am speaking of the chance of meeting a lot of people with the same passions and hobbies as myself. People that love running, mountain, nature, competition, and they just do what they Read more

3000 m in one day

Does not sound a lot. 3000 m in one day. I am just not talking about 3000 m as a distance but as a level difference. I went again to my mountain. Piatra Craiului that is. I had to. Third time this year, and if time allows it will go another time till weather changes. Than, if I can find some more experienced mountaineers I want to experience one or several winter trips. But let me go back to my weekend. I went accompanied by a friend with not so much mountains experience. In fact, first time when my friend went to the mountains, in a serious mountaineering trip was with me some 3 weeks ago. We went up the Read more

Baneasa Autumn Trail Run

82 days 12 hours and roughly 30 min. Till my first race after my DNF from the second marathon attempt in 27th of December 2014. Baneasa Autumn Trail Run, Cros. Meaning 10.5 km. I was with my eyes on the race and even though I registered in the moment that they opened registration I have race number 103. They have the half marathon distance but I am there yet. Will take it easy, I want to pass through all the distances.