More runners join Bornholm Runners so therefore below you will find a list of runs where we expect to participate:
Bornholm Runners at Parkruns
Bornholm Runners is now registered as a club in relation to Parkruns. Parkrun takes place every Saturday at 9.00 am in many cities around the World. The runs are 5 km so it is a good opportunity to do some fast training as well as be meeting other runners. If you are out traveling it can be recommended to check the Parkrun.com to see if there is a run and where it is. In Gdynia we will try to participate in the Parkrun starting at the sea boulevard – parking option near the museum.
Granada Marathon, Spain September 22nd 2019
Jesper has signed in for a marathon in Granada, Spain on September 22nd. It is called the fastest marathon in the World so perhaps Jesper also will be running faster than he did when he was young 🙂
Vietnam Mountain Marathon, September 29th 2019
This marathon is the most famous trail from Topas, the town is also well known and attract trekkers as it is situated in the highland next to Fansipan Mountain – the highest one in Vietnam 3143 m. Here Nha will be running his next full marathon after he in 2018 did the half distance
Hanoi Heritage Marathon, 20 October 2019
Nha is expected to participate in this road marathon
IAAF World Half Marathon Championships 29 March 2020 in Gdynia, Poland
Runners from approximately 100 countries are expected to participate in the World Half Marathon Championship in Gdynia on March 29th 2020. It will be a elite as well as a running event for regular runners. From Bornholm Runners we hope and expect a large group to participate. Contact Jesper via „contact” on our webpage if you want to hear more.
Inca Trail Marathon, Peru June 6th 2020
Jesper has signed in for what is called the World most Difficult Marathon. It is going to take place on June 6th 2020 and Greta will join him for the trip as a supporter and photographer.
The finish line is in the amazing Machu Picchu at 7.900 feet but before that Jesper will have to pass 42,195 km hard trail route inclusive „The pass of the Dead Woman” at 13.779 feet!
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Christians Island Marathon September 7th 2019
Darren, Kim and Jesper represented Bornholm Runners at Christians Island event on September 7th. All three had decided to only make the Half Marathon. Darren came the long way from Scotland to Bornholm for running his 71st Half Marathon. After running the 21,097 km it was time to enjoy a nice lunch at the restaurant. All in all a great day on Christiansø where Darren became a fully integrated member of the club.
Torshavn Half Marathon June 3rd 2019
One of our latest members of Bornholm Runners Heidi participated in her first Half Maraton on June 3rd. Two days before she ran the women 5 km run also on Faroe Islands. Congratulation to Heidi for the good start in her running interest.
Vietnam Jungle Marathon, May 25th 2019
Nha continued his impressive participation in the special Vietnamese marathon runs. On May 25th 2019 he ran the Vietnam Jungle Marathon and became a great 47 out of 157 participants and the 42 km took 9 hours and 7 minutes. Enjoy the incredible pictures in the Gallaery from the stunning area of Pu Luong National Reserve
Copenhagen Marathon May 20th 2019
Mark was again at the startline for a new marathon. On May 20th 2019 it was time for the 40th Copenhagen Marathon and he ran the 42,195 km in 4 hours 19 minutes and 58 seconds.
Harmony Geneva Marathon for Unicef, May 12th 2019
Jesper was on May 12th at the startzone for the Geneva Marathon. After a beginning of the year with a lot of business travel Jesper knew up front that it would be a hard race to finalize. In 4 hours 57 minutes and 7 seconds he crossed the finish line and dedicated the run to his 2 weeks old grandson
Haspa Marathon Hamburg April 28th 2019
Mark has started 2019 very strong and on April 28th he was again at the start line. This time for the Haspa Marathoan in Hamburg. Mark got the official time of 3 hours 56 minutes and 1 second so another run under the 4 hours.
Boston Marathon, April 15th 2019
Daniel was at the start for Boston Marathon when the 123rd version took off on April 15th. Daniel is hereby continued his attempt on the Abbott World Marathon Majors. Daniel made the 42,195 km in 3 hours 9 minutes and 1 seconds a new great time of our fast Bornholm Runner.
Gdynia Half Marathon on March 17th 2019
March 17th 2019 Gdynia Daniel ran the Gdynia Half Marathon as part of his training for the coming marathons. It was at the same time a good option to train the route for the World Championship of Half Marathon 2020 which will take place in Gdynia!!
Thy Trail marathon, Denmark February 23 2019
February 23rd 2019 Mark was running the challenging Thy Trail Marathon in Jutland, Denmark. It is a challenging route on the beach area of the windy Jutland coast. Mark ran the challenging 42 km in 4 hours 20 minutes and 34 seconds and 38 position out of 151 participating men.
Vietnam Trail Marathon in Moc Chau, 19.01.2019
Nha represented Bornholm Runners in the challenging Moc Chau Trail marathon which took place on January 19th 2019. With a time of 8 hours 31 minutes 34 seconds he ended 122 out of 369 finishing participants.
Gdynia Parkrun 01.01.2019
Jesper participated in the Gdynia New Year Parkrun on January 1st 2019 at 9.00 am. Some 78 runners were ready at start and made the run in rain and wing. A good start for 2019 running plans
Gdynia Parkrun 26.12.2018
Daniel (with his little Adam in the wagon) and Jesper ran the Gdynia Parkrun on December 26th 2018. A great 5 K run in nice sunny weather.
5k run during Gdansk Half marathon event 28.10.2018
Daniel participated at a special 5 km event during the Gdansk Half Marathon on 28.10.2018. Here he was running with little Adam in the special running wagon. It is not only during the full marathon distance Daniel is fast – he also got first place during this special run when crossing the finish line 19 minutes and 25 seconds!!! Adam took the rainy weather as a real prof and at Bornholm Runners we just wait for him to sign in as a member 🙂
Chicago Marathon October 7th 2018
Daniel is for sure the most international runner from Bornholm Runners during the 2018. on October 7th he participated in the Chicago marathon. Daniel finished in 3 hours 6 minutes and 37 seconds so again a solid performance.
Berlin Marathon September 16th 2018
Daniel continued his international marathons by running the famous 45. BMW Berlin Marathon on September 16th. A run which went into the history books as a new World record was made for the men runners. Daniel ran this time in 3 hours 7 minutes and 17 seconds
Copenhagen Half Marathon September 16th 2018
Casper and Jesper had again a family „fight” when both starting at the Copenhagen Half Marathon on September 16th. Jesper manage the run in just over 2 hours and won with 8 minutes to his nephew Casper. No doubts Casper will ask for a new chance.
Christians Ø marathon September 1st 2018
on the small island of Christians Ø in Denmark we had four runners participating in the 2018 runs. Kim, Mark and Jesper started on the full marathon distance + with start number 1, 2 and 3!. Greta started in 1/4 marathon distance. Due to the hard route it was only Mark and Kim who managed to end their target.
Tenzing-Hilary Everest Marathon May 29th 2018
Jesper ran the World’s Highest marathon which started from Base Camp at 5,364 meter on May 29th 2018. Pictures and story to follow
Copenhagen Marathon May 13th 2018
Mark ran his next marathon in Copenhagen on May 13th. With the time 3 hours 41 minutes and 50 seconds it was again personal best.
Marathona de Roma April 8th 2018
Our newest Bornholm Runner member Tomek ran his first marathon in Rome on April 8th 2018. Congratulation with a succesfull run supported by his family
Tokyo Marathon 25.02.2018
Daniel Penk represented the Bornholm Runners at the Tokyo Marathon on February 25th. We have for some time expected it to happen but that it would be so far from home was perhaps a surprise. Daniel ran the marathon in amazing 2 hours 59 minutes and 44 seconds – our first runner under the magic 3 hours
Thy Trail Marathon 25.02.2018
Mark tried this time the marathon distance on a trail route – indicated as the toughest in Denmark. Finish in a position of 34 among the 160 participants Mark proof that he is a good marathon runner and that we can expect much more from his side in the future. The time of 4 hours 13 minutes and 5 seconds indicates that we for sure can expect a fast time on an easy route.
Athens Authentic Marathon – November 12th 2017
On November 12th 2017 we had three runners from BornholmRunners at the authentic Athens marathon – Mark, Kim and Jesper were running the 42.195 meter from Marathon to Athens. Mark ran his first marathon and came in just below 4 hours – a really great time on the challenging route. Kim just after while Jesper needed some extra 45 minutes. Later the same day Greta ended the running event with a 5 km city run in the very city centre of Athens. All in all a great trip to Athens which for sure can be recommended.
Copenhagen Half Marathon 17.09.2017
Mark made a new personal best during this year Copenhagen Half Marathon. This even the last kilometers were done in an amazing weather of combined rain, thunder and hail. This resulted in the event were stopped due to safety. Read more under „Home”
Solidarity Marathon – August 15th 2017
Daniel ran the 2017 Solidarity Marathon as the 4 hours speed person.. It was therefore a little slower than he usual run the 42 k.
Copenhagen Marathon May 21st 2017
Daniel continues his strong running performance and representing Bornholm Runners at Copenhagen Marathon on May 21st he made a new personal best – 3 hours 12 minutes and 48 seconds.
Harmony Geneva Marathon for Unicef – May 7th 2017
Kim, Casper and Jesper ran aginst each other as a family competition during the Geneva Half Marathon on May 7th. At the same time the other family and Bornholm Runners members Konrad ran the 10 km while Greta and Sandra did the same distance as Nordic Walking on May 6th and finally not to forget our youngest members Selma and Olivia who ran the children run on May 6th. All in all a real running family weekend.
Christiansø Marathon April 22nd 2017
Kim went again to the small island Christiansø to run this time half marathon. It was a very windy April 22nd so the ferry trip to the small island north east of Bornholm was a heavy experience. Kim however did a great run and ended as a number 3 in the men group.
Lesny Gdynia Half Marathon on April 9th 2017
Mariola was again active and on this April 9th she made the Lesny Gdynia Half Marathon
Two new personal best for at 3rd Gdansk Marathon – April 9th
Marek and Daniel represented Bornholm Runners at the 3rd Gdansk Marathon on April 9th. They did both the personal best and are now the only runners in the club who ran faster than 3 hours 30 minutes. Daniel made the impressive 3 hours 18 minutes and are heading towards being first member crossing 3 hours. Marek followed short after and in a great new personal best in 3 hours 27 minutes.
Mariola participated in the Runmagedon on April 8th 2017
On April 8th Gdynia arranged the Runmagedon with almost 4500 participants. This is a hard combined running with a lot of physical exercises during the trail. Mariola from Bornholm Runners participated as part of her other activities. We hope to get some pictures.
Daniel ran the Mediolan Half Marathon March 19th 2017
Daniel is a strong Bornholm Runners and continue his International activities! On March 19th he ran the Milan Half marathon in just below 1 hour and 33 minutes and is for sure a fast member
Gdynia Half Marathon March 19th 2017
Three runners from Bornholm Runners: Mariola, Marek and Jesper ran a windy and cold Gdynia Half Marathon on March 19th 2017
Barcelona Half Marathon, February 12th 2017
Only two weeks after Daniels marathon in Morocco he ran again – this time the Barcelona Half marathon. It seems that the health this time was better as he finish in net to time 1 hour 32 minutes and 48 seconds
PKO Grand Prix Birthday run – February 11th 2017
On a really cold February 11th Rafal and Jesper participated in the PKO Grand Prix which also was the Gdynia 91 year birthday run. Temperature was minus 9C and a rather strong wind make it as a arctic experience
International Marathon of Marrakech – January 29th 2017
Daniel decided to ran his second marathon in Africa! January 29th he participated in the Marrakech marathon and with a time of 3 hours 33 minutes and 9 seconds he made a new personal best.
Antarctic Ice Marathon – November 25th 2016
November 25th 2016 finally started the 2016 version of Antarctic ICE Marathon. Signe and Jesper started the 42.195 km in approximately -20 C but in amazing nature.
7 hours and 2 minutes after start the two Danish runners from Bornholm Runners ran over the finish line with the Danish flag between them – the Antarctic ICE Marathon was completed.
The day after they received the next and main medal – Signe as the first Danish women being member of the 7 Continent Marathon Club and Jesper as the 3rd Danish man.
This event was also a fund raising for Gdynia Children Event and more than PLN 18.000 raised
Gdynia Independence 10 km run – November 11th 2016
We are not really sure how many were running the Gdynia Independence 10 km run on November 11th but for sue Konrad were running in his Tiger dress and by that got attraction for the Bornholm Runners club.
5th Tczew Half Marathon – October 30th 2016
Our last new member Anna were running the Tczew Half Marathon on October 30th 2016.
AmberExpo Half Marathon, Gdansk – October 16th 2016
Marek and Jesper represented Bornholm Runners at the 2016 version of AmberExpo Half Marathon on October 16th 2016. Marek made his new Personal best and with 1 hour 33 minutes and 57 seconds it is a question when he break the 1.30. With the new result Marek at the moment the club record for men but even we are running for fun most probably Daniel will try to challenge him in the coming months. Jesper ran testing some of his gear for the forthcoming Antarctic run and ran in just over 2 hours.
Copenhagen Half Marathon – September 18th 2016
8 runners from Bornholm Runners met in Copenhagen to run the Copenhagen Half Marathon on Sunday September 18th. Already Saturday our two youngest members Selma (5 year) and Olivia (9 years) ran the children event. Sunday it was Signe, Mark, Daniel, Darren, Casper, Klaus, Kim and Jesper who went out on the 21,1 km. A great event with large amount of supporters – also from our families side.
Mauritius Marathon – July 17th 2016
Jesper ran on July 17th 2016 his 6th continent marathon when he did the LUX Mauritius Marathon. It was a run with hard weather conditions – strong wind and heavy rain. He managed the 42.195 meter in 4 hours 36 minutes and it was his second best run ever – only heated by Brussels marathon in 1990! Greta was running the 10 km run and managed also the weather conditions so two medals came home to the Bornholm Runner house in Gdynia, Poland. See further information and pictures under first page of our web page.
Jesper will now focus on his 7th continent – the Antarctic Ice Marathon in November and the Fund raising project connected to this project.
Christchurch Airport Marathon – New Zealand – June 5th 2016
Jesper ran his 5th Continent marathon as part of the Seven Continent Project
2. PZU Gdansk Marathon – May 15th 2016
Bornholm Runners had 3 runners participating in the 2nd PZU Gdansk Marathon on May 15th. They did all three new personal best. Daniel ran his first full marathon.
Harmony Geneva Half Marathon May 8th 2016
Jesper was running the Geneva Marathon on May 7th in nice sunny weather. It was planned to be part of his marathon training for the coming run on June 5th in New Zealand. However assisted by the newest member Caroline from Geneva and supported by Sandra and Michal at the finish part it became a new personal best in one hour 57 minutes and 32 sec.
European Run, Gdynia May 7th 2016
Second run in Grand Prix Gdynia took place on May 7th. Several runners from Bornholm Runners particiapted
PZU Gdynia Half Marathon March 20th 2016
7 runners represented BornholmRunners at the first PZU Gdynia Half Marathon on a cold March 20th. Three came the way from Denmark to Gdynia whereof two ran their first half marathon. Casper came in around one hour 56 minutes and it is a good time for first half marathon. Klaus took some longer time and enjoy by that the nice city of Gdynia more than rest of the group. The other runners were Marek, Rafal, Daniel, Kim and Jesper.
PKO Grand Prix Gdynia – Birthday run 13.02.2016
February 13th Rafal and Jesper represented Bornholm Runners at the first Grand Prix Gdynia 10 km city runs. It was Gdynia 90 years Anniversary.
The four runs in the Grand Prix is beside the Birthday run, Europa run on May 7th, Night run June 17th and ending with Freedom run on November 11th
Freedom run in Gdynia November 11th 2015
Roger made his first run for Bornholm Runners at the fourth run in the Gdynia Grand Prix – also called the Niepodleglosci Biegu 2015 or Freedom run – also Jesper participated among the almost 8000 runners. The Grand Prix of 2015 is now over.
AmberExpo Half marathon October 25th 2015 in Gdansk
October 25th at 10.00 Mariola, Marek, Michael and Jesper started at Amber Expo Half marathon – all representing Bornholm Runners. It was Michaels first Half Marathon. All four finished the run and had a good and hard run.
Gdynia Night Run June 19th 2015
June 19th at midnight the third of Gdynia Grand Prix 10 km city run took place.
Queensland Half Marathon June 7th 2015
During another business trip Jesper participated in the Queensland Half Marathon, Australia on June 7th. Start at 07.00 a.m. or just some 7 hours before his flight took of back to Europe. A great route in very nice nature – for sure recommendable.
Sao Paulo Marathon May 17th 2015– PLN 8.440 to Gdynia Children’s Hospice
Jesper participated in Sao Paulo International Marathon. JS Hamilton donated PLN 8440 to Gdynia Children’s Hospice as an agreement with Bornholm Runners and as a result of Jesper finishing the marathon successfully. See pictures from the run in Gallery.
Gdansk 1st Marathon May 17th 2015
Mariola and Marek run both their second marathon when Gdansk organised the first Gdansk Marathon. See some great pictures in Gallery.
European Run in Gdynia on May 9th 2015
Rafal and Jesper ran the second 10 km run in Gdynia Grand Prix 2015 on May 9th . Again plenty of runners had found their way start.
PKO Half Marathon, Sopot, May 2nd 2015
The city of Sopot are trying to get the World Champion ship in half marathon in 2018 and as a preparation they organised their first Sopot Half Marathon on May 2nd. Jesper represented Bornholm Runners as a training for his later marathon in Brazil.
Christian’s Island Marathon April 18th 2015
For its fifth time Christian’s Island Marathon was organised. The route consist of 27 rounds on the Ertholmene (the name of the two small islands at the most East part of Denmark). Our local Bornholm Runner Kim participated and with 4 hours 15 minutes he became no. 10 among the men. We hope to be able to upload some pictures from this amazing marathon.
Cross Island Half Marathon on Bornholm April 3rd 2015
On April 3rd 2015 Kim ran the Cross Island Half Marathon on Bornholm.
Gdynia Birthday Run February 21st 2015
On February 21st Gdynia had its city birthday event. Bornholm Runners started by Greta participating in the Nordic Walking event. Later followed Mariola, Marek, Rafal and Jesper in the 10 km run. This was the first of the 4 10 km runs which yearly takes place in Gdynia Grand Prix and also the officially start of 2015 for Bornholm Runners.
Signe ran the 6 Inch Trail Marathon (47 km) North Dandalup in Australia
The fifth continent is done when Signe ran her marathon in Australia on December 21st 2014. She was the first Dane running this special Marathon which has a participation limits of 250 runners. Read more on www.6inchtrailmrathon.com we also hope to get some pictures from Signe’s trip to Australia
Gdynia „Freedom” Niepodleglosci Run on November 11th 2014
Several of our local Polish runners participated in the special Freedom run which took lace for the 17th time. It is part of the four 10K Gdynia city runs which are organised every year. The route and the distance makes it a very popular run to participate in.
Signe from Bornholm Runner made the Polar Circle Marathon, October 26th 2014
Signe continues her wish to run marathons which most will call rather extreme ones. On October 26th she made the Polar Circle Marathon on Greenland.
Gdansk Half Marathon, October 26th 2014
Mariola and Marek ran the Gdansk Half marathon on October 26th 2014.
Kim continue to impress – two marathons in two weeks
Marek made his first Marathon. Solidarity Marathon gives a donation of PLN 4220 from Hamilton Poland
Marek and Jesper participated in the traditional Solidarity marathon on August 15th 2014. Marek made his first marathon ever and secured a donation from Hamilton Poland of PLN 4220 (0.10 per meter) to Children Hospice in Gdynia. Jesper had to give up after half marathon with his running t-shirt in blood.
There is no doubts that we in the future again will see Marek trying himself on another marathon in the future.
Signe made the Swiss Alpine Marathon, July 26th 2014
Signe made the Swiss Alpine Marathon. The ascent and descent, combined with the high altitude and the partially rough mountain track combined with heavy rain, make the marathon one of the most challenging mountain races.
For more information about the run: www.swissalpine.ch
Sunrise Marathon on East Coast of Bornholm
On a rainy morning on June 29th at 3.00 Kim and Sandra stood on the starting line. Kim was going to run the Sunrise Marathon and Sandra a 10 km.
Mazury Marathon and 10 km – 14.06.2014
Bornholm Runners were represented by Greta for her first 10 km run and Jesper for his 10th marathon.
The company Espersen from Bornholm had agreed to donate 0,10 PLN per km and together Greta and Jesper raised PLN 5220 for the Children Hospice in Gdynia!
Hans Roemers Marathon – 01.06.2014
15 runners participated in the beautiful maraton in the forrest of Almindingen on Bornholm. One of the runners were Kim from Bornholm Runners. He made his second marathon and a new personal best.
Gdansk ZOO 10 km run – May 24th 2014
Four runners from Bornholm Runners participated in the Gdansk ZOO 10 km run. Rafal just signed in the day before and it was his first run with us.
The route was relatively hard with some hills but anyway it was great to have a view to the many wild animals next to you.
We all had a grat Saturday morning and for sure we will think positive for participation next year.
World Championship in Half Marathon – Copenhagen March 29th 2014
Four runners from Bornholm Runners: Sandra, Kim, Peter and Jesper were running in Copenhagen on March 29th 2014. It was first time the World Championship for world elite and a amateur run took place at the same time. Some 300 elite runners and about 30,000 amateur women and men had a great afternoon in wonderful Copenhagen. More than 100,ooo supporters and 40 music bands made this afternoon to something very special. Please read the story when it is available.
December 26th 2013 11.00 a.m. – Bornholm Runners had some fun time at Nadmorski Bulwar
Members, their families and friends came to take place in the Bornholm Runners Christmas Run at Gdynia Seaside Boulevard on December 26th.
Some were walking, other jogging and finally some running a half marathon on the 2 km long Seaside Boulevard.
Most important – great time to spend some active time with friends after eating a lot of Christmas food the last days.
This might be a tradition for the future!
December 8th 2013 – 11th Santa Half Marathon in Torun.
Bornholm Runners was represented by Mariola and Marek at the 11th Santa Half Marathon in Torun Poland. The weather up to the event was very bad with heawy snow and storm so Greta, Sandra and Jesper decided not to go.
Mariola and Marek had a nice Sunday run on slippery roads but in fact much better conditions than anticipated when they left Gdansk early morning. This half marathon is not a route where you can expect to make records but just to participate with all the other „santas” is something special. No doubts that it will be on the list for 2014 as well.
Bagan Temple marathon on November 2nd in Myanmar
Bornholm Runners was represented by Greta Kristiansen who ran her first half marathon and Jesper Floyd Kristiansen managed the full marathon at Bagan Temple Marathon in Myanmar.
Some 145 runners from more than 20 countries participated. The temperature came over 40 C and it was therefore a very hard run. This was the very first time Bagan Temple Marathon was organized and it was a great experience. See more information under stories.
November 11th 2013 – 4th 10 km city run in Gdynia will have participants from Bornholm Runners
Bornholm Runners were actively running the fourth and last for 2013 10 km city run in Gdynia on November 11th.
Kim made his first marathon run
Kim from Bornholm made his first marathon when he Sunday October 13th ran the SAN Marathon on South East of Bornholm.
The marathon was a natural next step for Kim after he in August were one of the four relay runners doing 25 km. 4 hours and 42 minutes is a good time for first marathon and especially after Kim hit the famous marathon wall after some 27 km.
Here in Bornholm Runners we congratulate Kim and welcome him in the marathon „club”. We will be looking forward to follow his next running challenges. Kim is working on getting the last details done regarding a sponsor arrangement to Children hospicium in Gdynia. We will update this article when we know more.
4 x 25 km relay on the island of Bornholm August 11th 2013
One of the main events of 2013 was the 4 x 25 km relay organized on Bornholm on August 11th. One mix team from Bornholm Runners participated. Jesper, Michal, Sandra and Kim ran with support of family members on the island. Almost 11 hours run and a great 2nd place out of 5 mix teams!
Most important was that Bornholm Runners with this result got a sponsorship of PLN 10,000 from JS Hamilton in Gdynia. A donation which will be transfered directly to the Children Hospicium in Gdynia.
Midnight run the June 21 in Gdynia
Gdynia’s third (out of four) 10 km city runs takes place on June 21st with start at 23:59.
To celebrate the 2013 longest day we hope for as many participants to run from Bornholm Runners as possible. Supporters are welcome as well!
Second Gdynia City Run, May 11th 2013
Bornholm Runners had a great afternoon at the second Gdynia City run
Five runners enjoyed a nice afternoon on May 11th 2013 by running a 10 km city run around the center of Gdynia.
In total more than 3000 runners participated and for the representatives of Bornholm Runners it was also the first possibility to try and show the new running t-shirts for NewLine which had been finished at the printing house the day before.
Weather was nice and five persons dressed in same t-shirt already got a lot of attention. We can only imagine how it will be when we will become much more running members.