Author Archives: ckjojo

About ckjojo

active traveller and entrepreneur

Race Report – Goat Run Series 1: Mount Guntur 25km

Until last year, I always scrambled for answers whenever someone asked for my recommendations on trail running races in Indonesia. Tahura is a good trail race in Bandung in January, with good organizer and beautiful route, but somehow it is … Continue reading

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Race Report – Bromo Tengger Semeru Ultra 2015 (BTS Ultra)- 70km Distance

After enjoying my first experience of an “ultra” race in Mongolia, I felt a bit more confident to up my distance in running. Thus, I signed up for a 70km distance on a local race in East Java, Indonesia which … Continue reading

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Ode to Trail Running

December 18, 2015 To: trail running How Do I Love Thee Let me count the ways…. I love thee to every drop of sweat and dirt and aches my body can feel, when being one in nature… for then I … Continue reading

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A Quick Refreshing Homemade Sports Drink Recipe

Reading a book like “Born to Run” by Christopher MacDougall just before going to bed, makes any runner, good or bad, feels that he/she has the superpower ability to run like the Tahumaras or the great ultrarunners mentioned in the … Continue reading

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Action Asia Mongolia 100km – Race Report

When: June 19 – 21st, 2015 Race distance: 100km over 3 days (40-40-20km) Where: Mongolia – 300km south of Ulaanbaatar, at the border of Gobi Desert. Organizer: Action Asia Hong Kong Registration Fee: HKD 6,900 (4 nights accommodation & meals … Continue reading

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What to Bring for a One Day Trip to a Mountain in Indonesia (Trail Running / Fast Hiking Tips)

Trail running is a new sport for me. In the past year, this sport has also gained popularity in Indonesia. Due to Indonesian topography where we have many steeper hills/mountains, many of the trails used for this purpose are actually … Continue reading

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Recipe for home-made electrolytes drink

Ingredients: 1.5litre of water a few pinches of rock salt (I use Himalayan pink salts – tastes better and contains more mineral) 3 spoonfuls of honey juice from half lemon Optional: half a glass of mixed fruit juice Mix all … Continue reading

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