Urban Rush London 2018

I was looking for a half marathon for my training cycle for NYC, when I got the opportunity to run the Urban Rush in London. A 15 mile race through Central London for Shelter UK. That seemed like the perfect training run, since the roads would still be open and there would be a few... Continue Reading →

Training for the NYC Marathon: Part 2

It’s five weeks until the New York City Marathon. 5 weeks! Training hasn’t been going according to plan, but does it ever go according to plan for anyone I wonder. In the end there is always a point where life seems to be getting in the way of marathon training somehow. It doesn’t matter if... Continue Reading →

Dam tot Damloop 2018

In 2014 I participated in the first edition of the Damloop by Night and I also ran it last year (5 miles). I had never participated in the actual Dam tot Damloop (10 miles), because the race mostly clashed with other races I was doing. But this year I planned to run the Damloop as... Continue Reading →

Tilburg Ten Miles Race Review

I had heard a lot of good things about the Tilburg Ten Miles race, but I never ran it before. It was easy to get to the start, it’s only about half a kilometre from the central station in Tilburg. I met up with some runners before the race so I could give them some... Continue Reading →

Rock ‘n Roll Dublin Half Review

I got a bit tired of the heat wave and I was looking for a half marathon as a training run for the New York City Marathon, so I decided to sign up for the Rock ‘n Roll Dublin Half last minute. I’ve heard good things about the Rock ‘n Roll running series and the... Continue Reading →

Maurten versus Tailwind

Are you also sick of using gels? I know I am. They're often too sweet, sticky, messy, often don't taste very good and they can irritate your stomach. I already stopped using gels, I used chews instead (the Powerbar shots and the Clif bloks to be precise). But that eliminated only part of the problem... Continue Reading →

Adidas Run for the Oceans Amsterdam

Adidas is trying to be more conscious about the environment and therefore it has teamed up with Parley, to recycle some of the plastic that would have normally ended up in the plastic soup in the ocean. It uses Parley plastic in several of their shoes and apparel. And to support the environment even more,... Continue Reading →

Urban Trail Den Haag Race Review

I already did an urban trail race last year in Eindhoven, but I didn't really get to enjoy that race since it was during a snow storm and an amber weather warning. So, I decided to give it another go in Den Haag, during the summer. The Urban Trail Series takes place in several cities... Continue Reading →

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