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.
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 →
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 →
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 →
We as runners go out and run in all sorts of weather conditions and that's why we have all sorts of gear for every weather condition. We have jackets for when it's windy or raining and we have gloves and hats for when it's cold and shorts for when it's warm. And when it's sunny,... Continue Reading →
There are currently 6 Marathon Majors: Tokyo, Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago and New York. These 6 marathons do not only matter for elite runners, but also for everyday runners. Many runners (including me) dream about running all of them and becoming Six Star Finishers, because lets be honest, who doesn't want that awesome medal?! Currently... Continue Reading →