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So far Bo Irik has created 25 blog entries.

8 Tips to Run in the Heat

By |August 11th, 2015|

Summer months… BBQs, sunset parties, after work drinks, holidays, heat. There are many obstacles to keeping on training during the summer months.

Being on holidays, most of the times on a warm beach destination, we may not feel motivated to run due to the heat.

Portugal is also a very warm country during the summer months, from […]

But what is sightrunning in Lisbon?

By |August 2nd, 2015|

Along with organizing holiday trips to race (road or trails) in Portugal, Run in Portugal is a specialist in sightrunning in Lisbon, Portugal. But what is sight running?
Sightrunning = sightseeing + running
The concept of sighrunning is blazing away around the globe, after being founded in the US. Sightrunning is exploring a city while running where […]

Ultra Trail Monte da Lua

By |July 17th, 2015|

Tomorrow the Ultra Trail of “Monte da Lua” takes place in Sintra. Last year I participated and had a great time, but this year, I decided not to. Several reaons are behin this decision, maily the fact that we’re in July and the weather has been HOT. I don’t really enjoy running in the heat, […]

Piódão Ultra Trail – a rollercoaster of pain and beauty

By |July 13th, 2015|

You might ask me where some of those stunning pictures on the homepage were taken. Well, that was at Piódão Ultra Trail this year. I had been there in 2014, for the 25km trail and this year went back to become an ultra-runner.

In March this year, I participated in the Piódão Ultra Trail, my first […]

So, let’s Run in Portugal!

By |July 13th, 2015|

A little bit about me, this project and this blog.

Originally Dutch, I grew up in Portugal, Algarve and Lisbon, since my 10th.

“If you’re not doing what you love you’re wasting your time”.

That’s why I founded Run in Portugal. I love Portugal and I love running – either in the city or on the trails, […]

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