Alpe d’HuZes

It's the biggest charity fund raising event in the Netherlands, only it doesn't take place in the Netherlands... Every year 20,000 Dutchies travel to the south of France to either participate or support. The point of this "race" is not to be the fastest, but to climb the Alpe d'Huez (by bike or on foot) as... Continue Reading →

Kew Garden 10k Race Recap

A week ago I got up early for my first race abroad. But to be fair, I didn't come to London just for this race, I already happened to be in London for a few weeks and really wanted to run this race. However, by the time I found out about the race the entry... Continue Reading →

Wahoo TICKR and high heart rate

I finally bought one, a heart rate monitor, and I must say that it did teach me some things about my running. I've been hesitant to buy a heart rate monitor, because I'm not really able to train within heart rate zones. My heart rate keeps going up while running, which makes it almost impossible... Continue Reading →

Nike Womens 10K Amsterdam Recap

My second race this year, and my first 10K race. Nike organizes a lot of races for women around the world and I have heard good things about them, so I was very much looking forward to this race. Before the race I had to go pick up my race pack in Amsterdam (there was... Continue Reading →

Running in Brest, France

Running while on vacation is always fun, because you can try out new routes. If you happen to find yourself in northern France, more specifically in Brest (like I did a few weeks ago), you should go for a run. The first thing I noticed in Brest is that the locals do a lot of... Continue Reading →

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