micke-midlife on January 16th, 2009

part III: there are a couple of nice introduction videos of this nokia n79 active bundle on youtube. in addition to the marketing video showing the romantic parcour runner and a how-to-use video, there’s a short clip of a real life user, the Nokia running man. he talks about his experiences with this bundle and [...]

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micke-midlife on January 15th, 2009

part II: actually, it wasn’t delivered in a box, but all the parts were there, the n79 device, the heart rate monitor, the armband and the ear plugs. very nice, the device I mean, the n79 is a nice nseries device. in comparison to all the other black ones (not quite my cup of tea), [...]

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micke-midlife on January 14th, 2009

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nokia has today launched an interesting package for people who are active and are on the lookout for a next mobile device right now. the nokia n79 active. as the “n” in n79 indicates, the device is part of the multimedia nseries line. and has a whole bunch of goodies [...]

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micke-midlife on January 12th, 2009

… where a fast marathon is organized in the spring. but in this case it is rotterdam. the final decision of running this race was made on the weekend. although having been under consideration for a while, otherwise the training most probably would not have been planned exactly 12 weeks ahead. 12 weeks is a [...]

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micke-midlife on January 11th, 2009

a very special daddy special today. daddy had some free time to hit the town with a friend. the queen and princess had their own meeting with a friend-became-recently-mother, those seem to be all around lately.
after the relaxed 15k run earlier in the morning, the gin based long drink tasted really good. or was it [...]

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micke-midlife on January 10th, 2009

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great news trickled through yesterday. 400days.net is one of the selected blogs that will get the hands on a steaming hot consumer product release. the launch date isn’t confirmed yet, but most probably will be in the coming week(s). we won’t mention the company nor the product category right now. just so much, [...]

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micke-midlife on January 8th, 2009

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todays interval runs where from another planet. perhaps it was too much energy drink beforehand. or the inside arena with all the other people around. was it the race shoes? or just the fact that there weren’t two, three layers of clothing? was it the tough training last week? or just [...]

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micke-midlife on January 3rd, 2009

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there are all kinds of different species out there on the nature trails within city limits. there’s the nordic walker with her/his sticks blocking half the trail, the baby walker normally seen with a stroller and dark rings around the sleep deprived eyes. further there’s the dog walker, who is seen out [...]

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micke-midlife on January 2nd, 2009

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progress for him after 9 weeks since the first family run is to go a bit longer, perhaps 8 instead of 6km. progress for her is to actually enjoy the winter sunny weather and the nice views of the baltic sea bay while running together with the family. progress for the [...]

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micke-midlife on January 1st, 2009

happy new year to all you runners, dads, mums, and other readers out there. it won’t get easy with the financial crisis affecting the real economy resulting in job losses in many industries, with new wars breaking out and old ones not ceasing to exist and even more countries going nuclear, with attention and determination [...]

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