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

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

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