Manfredi – a typical Italian at heart – has been a member of the same running club since he was 18 years old. He spent 10 years coaching young runners and recently, at the age of 40, completed a 100 km race. So you might have thought that running was his main passion, but it turns out it’s not …
Inspired by Ilse Dippmann, the initiator of the Austrian Women’s Run, and her ambition to get women and girls into running, we also decided to take part in this race – alongside 33,000 other women. Here‘s what our editor Viktoria experienced during her four weeks of preparation and on race day.
In this Expert Talk we are more than thrilled to chat with Ilse Dippmann, the founder of the Austrian Women’s Run. She tells us about her training routine, her passion for running marathons and why she hopes to inspire girls and women to take up the sport of running too.
Monika ran her first marathon for her 30th birthday – a “to do” she had long wanted to accomplish. 16 marathons and 8 years later, she is now preparing for her first IRONMAN triathlon. She chats with us about her current training sessions and looks back on her best experiences and the unique running tracks she has already been on all around the world, as she works as a flight attendant.
Running nearly every day at the age of 57 is quite intense. But that is not all, Hans also participates in about 20-30 races a year. In this interview he talks about his late blooming passion for running and reveals his recipe on how to stay fit and deal with little injuries.