No snow? Do uphill running! It's the rage in Norway!
January 28, 2010
Sure, people have always run up hills for training. And even compared times. But in Norway they're turning it into a sport. And the trip back down is the social part. Cool! Why not?
According to this webstory: "Ski season is finally underway in the mountains, but while skiers at lower elevations wait for snow they've been using local slopes in new way -- by running up them. ... The sport now known in Norway as motbakkeløp has emerged as a trendy and challenging form of exercise and competition."
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