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 →

Graanmarkt 13 – Antwerp

I'm the kind of person who keeps a list of 'restaurants I'd like to try'. Graanmarkt 13 in Antwerp was definitely very high on that list. Graanmarkt 13 is the restaurant of chef Seppe Nobels and is mostly famous for it's vegetable dishes. They do have a fish or meat option, but vegetables are the... Continue Reading →

Urban Trail Antwerp 2018

Today I ran the Antwerp Urban Trail for the second year in a row. For those of you who don't know the Urban Trail concept, it's a run in the big cities in Belgium, where you run through some of the most beautiful buildings of the city. In Antwerp this includes 'The Studio', 'Photo Museum',... Continue Reading →

How it all started

My love for running didn't come naturally. I've never been a great athlete or into sports. I did ballet for 6 years, jazz dance for 2 years, basketball for 2 years, tennis for 3 years, ... but I never excelled in any of them. When I was about 14 years old we had to start... Continue Reading →

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