Antwerp marathon race report

April 28th 2019 was the day I had been looking forward to for months now. Ever since I broke my personal best time in Rotterdam in April 2018, I was eager to try again. I have been training with Benny as my coach now for a year and have worked harder than before. More intervals,... Continue Reading →

100KM for ‘Kom op tegen Kanker’

It all started with an idea. Almost a year ago I was injured and had to cancel the Antwerp 10 miles. I found Sofie on Instagram and she wanted to run the marathon that same day, but was also injured. That's how we bonded, by whining and complaining about being injured. But soon after that... Continue Reading →

Welcome 2019

Hi everyone, Yes, I know it's been a while since I wrote anything here... So first of all: Happy New Year! Now that I wished you all an amazing year I will write a little post on how 2019 has been for me so far and the big plans I have for this year. 2019... Continue Reading →

Urban Trail Mechelen 2018

December 8th. A day filled with rain, wind and more rain... But also the day we planned to run the Urban Trail in Mechelen. I met with Sofie after dinner and we drove to Mechelen. We parked 10 minutes walking from the start and by the time we got there we were already soaking wet.... Continue Reading →

Best Christmas presents for runners

It's that time of year again... It's the most wonderful time of the year! Oh baby it's cold outside... All I want for Christmas is you! But all runners want for Christmas are running gadgets! 1. Stox compression socks - €34.95 Stox are my favorite brand for compression socks. In the sport version the have... Continue Reading →

Cold weather running

Fall is officially here and temperatures are dropping. I know most people say they prefer to running in the cold instead of the heat... But I'm the opposite! I don't mind high temperatures and a lot of sweating, but I really don't like this cold weather. People who know me, will already know this, but... Continue Reading →

Post marathon plans

It's been over a week since I ran the New York Marathon. My legs feel great again and I ran 2x 30 minutes in the past week. Yesterday I also went swimming. During this swim I did feel that my body is still a bit tired. Today I plan on doing yoga with Isabelle and... Continue Reading →

New York City Marathon Report

A couple days ago I came back from New York and I'm still buzzing with energy! I remember again how amazing this marathon is, the crowd, the parties, the energy, ... but I also remember how hard this course is. Here's my race recap! At 8AM on Sunday morning we (Cat and I) arrived at... Continue Reading →

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