April Music Time

Every run, I listen to music. When I forget to charge the batteries of my headphones I'd rather not run or wait until they are charged. It really motivates me and keeps me occupied. But I have to admit that sometimes I get so wrapped up in my thoughts, that I barely hear the music.... Continue Reading →

Post-marathon blues

You've been training for weeks, months even for that big race. Then race day comes along and you give it everything you have. Whether you reach your race goals or not, over the next couple of days it dawns on you: 'what now?' To me, this is the marathon black hole. For the first 2... Continue Reading →

Rotterdam Marathon report

As promised a couple of days ago, I still owed you a full race report on the Rotterdam marathon... So here it goes! The expo and the day before First of all, I have to say, I LOVE marathon expos. I love going there the day or two days before the race and just emerging... Continue Reading →

Rotterdam PR

I just got home from the Rotterdam marathon. I will write a full report on the race later, but for now I just wanted to let you know that I set a new PR! After 4h36min 6 months ago in Gent, I finished this one with a time of 4h28min! It was the hottest April... Continue Reading →

My April running plans

On the first day of this beautiful April month, I want to talk about some of my running plans for the month of April. I'm not the kind of person to sign up for a lot of races and I usually just run by myself... But April is an exception to this rule, with the... Continue Reading →

Instagram accounts that inspire me

Today I want to let you in on some of my favorite Instagram accounts. Here are my 10 favorites (in no particular order): runeatrepeat I love Monica from 'Run Eat Repeat'. She used to have a bad relationship with food, until she started running. Her Instagram is mostly filled with food, race day pictures and... Continue Reading →

Yoga for runners

Last Saturday I signed up for a yoga for runners workshop at 'Gezondheidscentrum Mechelen'. I've always been interested in yoga and I have taken classes occasionally. When I heard about this workshop I figured it couldn't hurt to go and find out how yoga can improve my running. We were a group of 5 people... Continue Reading →

Thoughts from a long run

Last weekend I went out for a 20 mile or 32 kilometer run. I left the house on Saturday at 7am to run for 3 hours and 26 minutes. The temperature was below freezing, the wind was icy and it was snowing. Not ideal conditions, but what has to be done, has to be done.... Continue Reading →

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