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 →

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 →

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 →

Once Upon a Run

I kind of feel like this is another big news post. 'Kom op tegen Kanker' is a Belgian organization that raises money for cancer research. They organize a lot of different fundraising events throughout the year. One of the most famous ones is the 1000km bike ride. Teams (or in some cases individuals) cycle 1000km... Continue Reading →

Think Pink run

In Belgium we have a campaign called 'Think Pink'. It's an organization that educates and  raises money for breast cancer research. This past weekend they organized the 'Race for the cure' in Brussels, Antwerp and Namur. A couple years ago my own grand mother got diagnosed with breast cancer and I have a couple very... 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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