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 →

Ready for New York City Marathon?

That's the question! If you had asked me four weeks ago I would have screamed yes! I trained harder and longer than ever before. I did my 30 kilometer run without any issues and thought that nothing could stop me. Until I got injured, had to stop running, do physical therapy, dry needling, ... I... Continue Reading →

Sunshine and dark clouds

As you all know, life is not always rainbows and sunshine. Sometimes it's waiting for dark clouds and even storms to pass... I don't mean to make this a sad post, only a realistic one...   In my personal life I've been facing some things that made me feel anxious, insecure, sad and even lonely... Continue Reading →

The big news post

As you all know I'm training for the marathon of Amsterdam on October 21st. BUT last week things changed... I had been dreaming about running New York again in November, but I did not get drawn in the lottery. From April 2013 until June 2016 I lived in New York, so this city has a... Continue Reading →

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