Flying Finish in Budapest

Flying Finish in Budapest

photo: IMAGO/Eibner Flying Finish in Budapest 15th place in the marathon race at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest – I can definitely be happy with the results of my first competition for the German national team. I am especially encouraged by the...
Intuition + Science

Intuition + Science

I’m usually a very intuitive runner and pay extremely close attention to what my body is telling me – at the Haspa Hamburg Marathon, I brutally tested its limits. That hurt, but it took me another big step forward. I also rely heavily on science. Professor...
Hamburg Marathon: Learned a Lot!

Hamburg Marathon: Learned a Lot!

The race today was extremely hard! I started with a very high pace. Unfortunately, the pacers didn’t run evenly. Then starting at KM 15 I also had bad stomach problems. In spite of all that, I kept up with the leading group at the Haspa Hamburg Marathon until KM 30. I...
Next Stop Hamburg!

Next Stop Hamburg!

I will be competing at the Hamburg Marathon on April 23 in my new home town. If my elevation training continues to go so well, I’ll try to beat the Olympic marathon standard of 2:08:10. The Haspa Hamburg Marathon digital press conference today was also joined by...
Visit From Runner’s World

Visit From Runner’s World

Michael Simon (text) und Marcus Vogel (photos) from Runner’s World visited me and my family in Hamburg. The result is a very personal portrait that has just been published in the January issue. Many thanks for your effort and care – the ten-page (!) article is...