Originally posted on https://bertrand.bio/6-hour-run-in-werl/.
On Sunday a special kind of sporting event started in Werl, attracting about 100 endorphin freaks from the catchment area around Werl. Six hours endurance run on a course of about 3 miles with about 330 feet of cumulative elevation gain through the Werl city forest. We were invited to take care of providing refreshments along the route. There was no way we’d miss out on that.
Our media crew transporter is packed in no time, Simone and Annika are in the mood to strike out, so off we are to Werl. Our long-standing customer and organizer of the run, Michael Ziemba, welcomes us euphorically and highly motivated as always and shows us the best spot for catering for his runners. Simone and Annika have the luxury of being able to either sit or stand at our refreshment spot. From the position of this comfort and facing about 100 running enthusiasts making circles in the forest for hours, one wonders what exactly causes this magical impetus in the runners. Let’s ask somebody who should know.