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SAYSKY City Guide - cologne

Where to run in Cologne

Cologne is one of the last where-to-run guides in 2019, and we are happy to take you through this medieval and historic city placed on the river Rhine. This city is one of Germany's largest, but it's absolutely made for running too. Read the full guide here and start pack your bags.
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Hurts so good

When we feel pain in training, we immediately stop or in any other way try to escape from it. So, as runners we must be lunatics to be willing to find pain on a regular basis and invite it into our training, right? This article touches upon the pain you feel in training and why you shouldn’t always stop! Read it here. 

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Guide: Running Nutrition 101

A good workout or race can come down to many reasons, but one of the most important is how you fuel your body. What you eat can determine how hard you can push yourself in a workout or a race and how well you will recover afterwards. Read the following guide on what a nutritious running diet should include. 
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Where to run in Zürich

Zürich is the largest city in Switzerland and it is a global center for banking and finance. It stretches on both sides of the river Limmat, which flows out of Lake Zürich. This picture beautiful town is an absolute must visit also if you are a runner. Explore our running guide here. 

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Quitters sometime win

As runners we prepare ourselves both physically and mentally for big races and workouts. But what do we do when the off-day hit us or we get injured before a race? Are we then losers? Read the article here about how quitting doesn't mean that you will lose, but you can win in the greater picture. 
SAYSKY Guide Purpose in the process

Purpose in the process

It seems more and more these days that running has a “no days off” culture and that everyone is so focused on the end-results. We strongly believe you should enjoy the process and have patience. Read our guide here on how to switch your focus and actually have fun on the start-line. 

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Where to run in Hamburg

Hamburg is Germany's second largest city surrounded by the River Elbe and crossed by hundreds of canals. Hamburg is a beautiful city, not only to be a tourist in, but also to be a runner in. With lots of trails, rivers and hills this city seems to be runner's paradise. Explore our running guide here. 
SAYSKY Athlete Kathi Nüser: Running

How to come back from a running injury

We have all been in this situation of wanting to give up, both mentally and physically when we are injured. Unfortunately, injuries are something pretty much any runner has to deal with at some point. Read how SAYSKY athlete Kathi Nüser kept her motivation high during her recent injury. 

How to train for a marathon SAYSKY running guide

How to train for a marathon

To answer this question, we have enlisted the help of SAYSKY athlete and running coach Sebastian Reinwand. He's one of the fastest runners in Germany, with a marathon PB of 2:15:27 and many years of experience in running and coaching. So, listen up and take notes.
Where to run in Copenhagen - a SAYSKY running guide

Where to run in Copenhagen

Copenhagen is where we’re from and we know how to run every street, park and neighbourhood. This is a city that’s very running friendly and all the good spots are not too hard to come by. In fact, you can pretty much just run through the entire city in a single session, regardless of your level and shape. Explore our running guide here.

SAYSKY Athlete Paul Navesey

How to train for a fast 5k

This guide is brought to you in collaboration with SAYSKY athlete Paul Navesey, who's on the British national team and a very fast runner on all distances from the 5k to the full marathon. Paul is also a personal trainer and running coach, so who better to ask about how to gun for a faster 5k time.
Where to run in Amsterdam SAYSKY running guide

Where to run in Amsterdam

Having just been cruising the streets of Amsterdam for the SAYSKY Sub Rosa race, it seemed logical to tie this into our third instalment in the where-to-run series. The local tips are brought to you by Running Junkies co-founder Ryan Tjin.