Looking back and 2019 goals

The year 2018 is almost over and thus it is time to reflect, but it is also the time to make new goals for the new year. I never really set time related goals for myself, because with my condition I'm not really sure what's within the realm of possibility.  I don't want to set... Continue Reading →

Christmas gifts for runners 2018

I already wrote a gift guide last year, but I thought I write an updated version of it. Sports watch Let's be honest, there are lots of great running watches out there for almost every budget. It all depends on what you want the watch to be able to do. Personally, I'm a Garmin user.... Continue Reading →

Bruggenloop 2018

The days leading up to this event, it had been a bit stormy. So, I was mainly hoping the weather wouldn't be too bad. This event has been cancelled in the past due to bad weather. The Bruggenloop is a 15k race through Rotterdam and you cross multiple bridges. This year they changed the route a... Continue Reading →

New York City Marathon Expo

I like going to expos. I know there are runners who really don't like them, but I do. Mainly because I also like merchandise, always have. I used to buy sweaters from the universities I used to go to summer school, but now I buy marathon merchandise instead. To be fair, I only buy marathon... Continue Reading →

Race Review – Amsterdam Marathon 8k 2018

Eight kilometers is a bit of a strange distance. There aren’t that many races that are 8k, although I’ve done a few. The Damloop by Night is 8k nowadays and during the Amsterdam Marathon event there is also an 8k distance. Probably because they couldn’t fit a 10k into the schedule. The 8k has to... Continue Reading →

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 →

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