micke-midlife on August 24th, 2009

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micke-midlife on August 16th, 2009

Have some troubles to classify the race result, 36:08 min on a hilly course,
finished as 54th or so. Although it rained, the event was great otherwise, samba
and techno vibes at the start, over 20.000 people all in green midnightsloppet
shirts, nice late summer evening temperatures.
There are several extraordinary things with starting in start group 1A, right [...]

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micke-midlife on August 15th, 2009

It’s 19:40, just above two hours to go to the start of this year’s midnight run on Södermalm in Stockholm. Friends are met, all pasta is eaten, presents for the loved ones at home are bought. There’s an awful wide variety on Knäckebröd (crisp bread) in the shops here. The football game is over. Hammarby [...]

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micke-midlife on August 12th, 2009

It’s happening on Stockholm’s Södermalm (southside) on this weekend and it’s gonna be big. According to the run’s official website around 21.500 runners are at the starting line. The race starts traditionally at 10pm to Brazil Samba rythms and a lot of spectators along the way. The place to be, the place for a new [...]

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