Valeria van Groningen is the president of Bucharest Running Club Association, the organizer of Bucharest Marathon. The 10th edition of Bucharest Marathon will take place on 14-15th of October 2017.
How do you like your coffee ?
I prefer to keep things simple and I like my coffee black; it has a lot of attitude to it.
What’s your favorite app ?
Pinterest – it’s the best source for inspiration, to discover and save creative ideas, whether is interior design, fashion, cooking, etc.
Name 3 things you always carry with you.
Mobile, a note book&pen, a wallet.
What’s your favorite place in Bucharest ?
Herastrau Park – for its amazing green scenery and versatility; it’s the perfect place in Bucharest whether it’s spring or winter. Also has become very popular for practicing a wide range of outdoor sports, like running.
How did you spend your last holiday ?
I’ve spent it on a boat in Greece.
What newspapers/magazines do you read ?
The Economist, Runner’s World and art magazines.
What colour is your kitchen ?
My kitchen is white because I am a fan of minimalist design and natural materials.
Name 3 favorite hobbies.
Running, reading and my newest hobby would be ceramics, it’s very creative and fun!
The most important person in your life is…?
My husband and my children.
What is your favorite car ?
If you wouldn’t have your actual career/job, what would you like to do (as a career/job) ?
If I weren’t doing what I do, I would be an architect.
What do you like best about Romania?
I like my beautiful Bucovina, the hospitality and the Romanian people’s sense of humor.