Name and surname: ANDREU SIMON AYMERICH
Town where you live: COLLBATO
When did you start running and why?
When I was 17 years old, doctor told me than I was diabetic. It caused me a lot of frustation and disappointment. Then, I started running and I discovered how trail running gave me freedom. I feel so good when I can chose, my way, my direction, my goal, my trail… it’s my opportunity to show than with diabetes is possible!
The most beautiful / fun running memory / experience…
I’m really enjoying it and it’s so hard it only takes a moment. Every day shared with friends and family while I was running it’s fun and beatiful.
How do you train, do you have a training system?
I have a coach and he plans my season. We talk often to manage season and try to arribe in best performance.
The ideal running distance?
I fell so good running marathons and I think than I can give my best during 6h-8h.
The ideal day to run is (where, with whom, how)?
My ideal time is to run in Montserrat, a mountain near my house. I train there alone, with my friends … it’s a beautiful place to improve my performance.
The ideal day when you’re not running is?
Rest at home, reading a book.
What would I do if you weren’t a runner?
I would like be a fireman but in Catalunya, if you are diabetic you cannot be fireman… Now I’m working in tawn hall and it’s great!
Favourite literature / film about running, training, nutrition, philosophy,…
A book from Pep Mari, „Aprender de los campeones“
Have you already run on UTVV, what is your best memory? If not, what are you waiting for?
I’m very exited to run UTVV. This 2021 will be my first time in Slovenia and I’m very motivated to participate and discover a new trails!
The best advice you ever got / can give to others…
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