The Eiger Ultra Trail – A Human Experience

Introduction About a week ago my friend and co-editor of Dromeus, wrote a blog on why he doesn’t like running marathons. In his article he hits on several good points and his argument is easy to follow, but in my … Continue reading

The Physics of Running – Zermatt Ultra Marathon 2014

Weekend Warriors The weather forecast had not looked too promising all week – rain and cooler temperatures were called for, but the night before the race that changed to mostly cloudy with a chance of sun. The weather though would … Continue reading

Brixen Dolomiten Marathon 2014 – Back in the running

After the DNF Two weeks after my DNF at the Bieler 100, I tackled the Brixen Dolomiten Marathon. The lead up to this marathon had been anything but ideal. It’s amazing what kind of a tizzy a DNF can send … Continue reading

Up and Down the Jungfrau

Doing what you love If you’re reading this, you’re either a runner, an aspiring runner, or interested in running. If you’re an aspiring runner, all of the runners out there will surely agree with me when I say that running … Continue reading

1st Matterhorn Ultraks

Summer’s over! Riding the tram home on Thursday evening I picked up a copy of the free paper Blick am Abend. On page three a I read “Der Sommer war schön” (The summer was nice). I think to myself, “was … Continue reading

The First Ever Eiger Ultra Trail 101

A simple wish comes true Since I started running marathons, I’ve wanted to run in an inaugural race. When I found out through my friend Mark that Grindelwald was putting together the EigerUltraTrail, I knew I wanted to do it … Continue reading

Zermatt Ultra-Marathon 2013

Back to Zermatt There is something comforting about returning to someplace familiar. For the third year in a row on the first Friday in July I took the train to the most picture perfect alpine city there is — Zermatt. … Continue reading

Graubünden Marathon 2013 — Last Winter Marathon of the Season

June 29, 2013: Not Quite Summer Summer took its sweet time arriving in Switzerland this year. However, on June 16th the mountain running calendar got started with the LGT Marathon in Liechtenstein with the best weather conditions. Despite a beautiful … Continue reading