This race (and this race review) has been a long time coming. I got my race entry through the lottery for the 2020 race. Obviously, that 2020 race did not happen. The 50th race did happen in 2021, however, in 2021 foreigners were still not allowed to enter the US, so I didn’t get to run the 50th edition. The 2020 entry became a 2022 entry, for the 51st edition of the race. This wasn’t the first time I did the NYC Marathon, I also ran it in 2018, but it would be the first time that I’d run the same marathon twice.
Boston Marathon 2022: Impossible is nothing
I've been waiting to run the Boston Marathon for several years now. In 2018, I didn't get in. In 2019 I did get in, but for the 2020 race and we all know that one never happened. In 2021 foreigners could not enter the U.S.A. Which brings us to 2022 and my chance to earn my 5th Marathon Major star.
London Marathon Race Review
My last race was in February 2020. I had two marathons planned in 2020, Boston and New York. Neither of those happened obviously. Both were moved to 2021, but Boston reduced their field size, so no Boston for me in 2021. Instead I got the chance to run London, which I obviously took, since it’s... Continue Reading →
Virtual London Marathon race review
I was supposed to run two marathons this year, Boston and New York, but corona. I ran Boston virtual and wondered if I should do New York virtual as well, but for New York it’s not unusual to have a virtual event. They had a virtual event for the past few years. However, other Marathon... Continue Reading →
Virtual Boston Marathon Race Review
After years of trying, I finally managed to get a bib for the 2020 Boston Marathon. I also managed to get a bib for the 2020 New York Marathon. So, 2020 would be a great running year. And then Corona happened. Boston got moved from April to September. At the beginning of the year this... Continue Reading →
Chicago Marathon Race Recap
These past few days I’ve been trying to get to terms with this race. Trying to look at it in a positive way. But I can’t help but feel disappointed. It’s not necessarily the time I’m disappointed about as much as the feeling that I didn’t get everything out of this race that was possible.... Continue Reading →
Tips for running the NYC Marathon and other things to do in New York City.
I ran the NYC Marathon in 2018 and I loved it. With about 2.5 months to go until the NYC marathon, I thought I'd share some of my tips. Enjoy the expo. The NYC marathon is the biggest marathon in the world and there is lots of gear and merchandise you can buy at the... Continue Reading →
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 →
New York City Marathon 2018
https://youtu.be/KYxW9ArKH2Q The New York City Marathon was on the top of my bucket list, and since I'm not sure how long I'll be able to continue running marathons, I decided I'd rather run it sooner than wait and run the risk of not being able to run it at all. I knew I would regret... 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 →