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Alps Adventuring: Bergmarathon, Around Traunsee Lake with Friends

What does one tell – what is there to tell? – of the sixth participation in the same event, the Bergmarathon (mountain marathon) around the Traunsee lake?

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Bergmarathon "Rund um den Traunsee" 2016

360 Around the Traunsee

Sometimes, it’s just hard to deal.

Not that ultramarathons were ever easy, but you learn to deal with that.

This, my fifth participation in the mountain marathon around the Traunsee lake, was another one of those hot and muggy times in the Salzkammergut, and things went differently from the times before, yet again.

With some stomach discomfort at first and suffering from the effects of the temperatures, it was hard.

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View from the Traunstein towards the South, Ebensee

3 in 30, the 3rd: Traunsee Bergmarathon

Runs go in circles. Like life.
And taking the same circle again, it’s the same and different.

For the third time (and second year in a row), I went and participated in the Bergmarathon – the mountain marathon around the Traunsee lake.

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Race #4: The Linzer Bergmarathon, a Phenomenology of Pain

Saturday, August 25 saw me at the mountain marathon in and around Linz (Linzer Bergmarathon).

It brought to a close the mountain marathon cup in Upper Austria, the set of three mountain ultramarathons I participated in this summer – and where Paul Auster describes his memoir as working on a “phenomenology of breathing,” it seems that this could be described as a phenomenology of pain.

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... to Ebensee...

Race #3: Around the Traunsee in the Bergmarathon 2012

Around Traunsee lake, over peaks and through valleys.

70 km distance, 4500 m altitude difference. Again.

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At the beginning of the ascent to the Traunstein

Bergmarathon 2008 Report

At the beginning of the ascent to the Traunstein

At the beginning of the ascent to the Traunstein

In 2007, after some time of regular running training, I decided to participate in 2008’s Bergmarathon “Rund um den Traunsee” (mountain marathon around Lake Traun).


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