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News · 14.06.2019
In Portland, Oregon, I missed my goal in my last 5000m of the season. The waiting game continuous. The race went out unexpected slow. Our pacemaker planned to hit 66 second laps which is way faster than I ever ran. Following that my race plan was it to start conservative in the back of the pack and work my way up. But after the first 200m I found myself in the Top 10 and it seemed like no one want to follow the pacemaker. We ran our first 400m in 69 seconds and it followed quite a big change in...

News · 17.05.2019
Disappointing 8th and 9th place finishes at C-USA Championships in Charlotte, NC. As our season highlight, UNT Track & Field traveled to Charlotte, NC to compete in the C-USA Championships. Like last year, I competed in both the 10000m and 5000m. My goal was it to fight for medals and get as many points for the team by finishing in the top 8. My first race over 25 laps turned out to be a rough fight which I finished in 9th position. Two days later, I met my minimal goal by finishing 8th in...

News · 04.05.2019
Recap of my race in California and preview of the C-USA Championships in Charlotte, North Carolina. It has been quite a while since my race in Los Angeles, the school work but also the disappointing result was the main reason why I gave myself some more time to write this recap. After months of fantastic training, I was extremely excited to race and see how fast I can ran with perfect competition. I was racing in the third fasted heat, pace set for 14:00, following that everything ready to run...
News · 31.03.2019
To kick-off my 2019 outdoor season I competed at the prestigious Texas Relays in Austin.

News · 21.02.2019
At C-USA Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Alabama, I raced over 5000m and 3000m against strong competition. After a short block of training, I competed in the C-USA Indoor Championships. In last few weeks, training went really well, that's why I was really excited to compare myself with other runners. Since this meet was mainly focused on scoring points for the team, my coach put me into the 5000m and 3000m. This is always an interesting challenge, one night is obviously not enough to fully...

News · 27.01.2019
At the Texas Tech Classics in Lubbock, TX, I won to my first track meet in the USA. For the first time in this season, I competed over 3000m. As usual, the goal for my race was to run as fast as possible to secure a spot in the first heat of the C-USA Championships. This race was with 19 competitors quite big, but thanks to an aggressive start of my teammate, the group spread out right from the start. Our first Kilometer war on pace (2:49) and I felt really comfortable running it. Then another...

News · 11.12.2018
Finishing 82nd, I was far away from meeting my expectations for my first senior European Cross Country Championship.

News · 27.11.2018
Today, I got selected to represent Switzerland on the European Cross Country Championships. After a good Cross Country season in the USA, I now have the chance to compete against the best athletes from all over Europe. I already participated in this event in earlier years as a U20-athlete but to compete in the senior race is an additional boost and a big challenge since most of the other athletes are already professional runners. I am currently in a really good shape and obviously really...

News · 21.11.2018
On my first NCAA Cross Country Championships, I did not meet my expectation with a finish in 149th position. Only eight days after my qualifying run at NCAA South Central Championships, I competed at my first National Championships in Madison, Wisconsin. The race was held on the magnificant Thomas Zimmer Cross Country Course, built by the University of Wisconsin. The surface of the course was, other than in most European races, perfect: solid and without holes made it feel like running on a...

News · 29.10.2018
With my third place finish I was able to help my team, North Texas to win the Conference USA Team title. Even though the race in Boca Raton, Florida, took place at 9am, the temperature was already close to 85 ° F. With small chance of winning the title, our team started highly motivated and surprisingly aggressive into this 8k cross country race: After 2000m, we still had most of our runners in the lead pack. It followed a first pace change and I followed the move, setting myself in second...

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