April favorites

This month went by again so fast, I can't believe it! It's been a month of ups and downs... When it comes to running, the biggest up was my PR at the Rotterdam marathon. Still so proud I did it! Biggest down is of course the fact that I got injured and haven't been able... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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