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Stockholm

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During the last month I had the opportunity to visit Stockholm twice, both for leisure and business. I have written about my first running experience here. Reading it back and my statement about there not being any progress with my running, I now realize I’m just not a Summer runner at all. Since the “R” is back in the month, I find it a lot easier to put on my running shoes for longer or shorter distances. I guess, in the Summer I just think that there are a lot more other fun things to do than run around in my own sweat for a while…

But besides the running experience, I haven’t really blogged about the city at all. And why not, because Stockholm is pretty darn cool!! It’s a lot bigger and (do I dare to say..) prettier than Copenhagen is, the people dress even better and the girls are even blonder. Södermalm might be my favorite district, it’s a bit like Vesterbro in Copenhagen I think.

The delicious picture here are made by Simona in a fantastic restaurant/deli/bar/supermarket/etc place called Urban Deli and honestly I could have just stayed there, move into their office and live there for the rest of my life. They sell pretty much everything a foodie desires and their restaurant is also pretty darn good.

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So my second visit to Stockholm was for work (you have no idea, how nice it is to be able to say something like that!), I ran the 10K ladies run (Tjejmilen) and this was also a crazy experience. 35.000 girls on the road running, yes running is thát big in Sweden. Unfortunately I didn’t make any pictures, but I “stole” the picture below from Girlslove2run. It pretty much sums up my weekend in Stockholm: meeting new people, enjoy good food (we ended up at Urban Deli again) and wine to end the night with some dancing.

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Picture courtesy of Girlslove2run.

I can feel I really start “enjoying” to run again but I need some goals to run to. Do you guys have any recommendations for runs? Perhaps even a half marathon…

With love,
-Janet

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