Antwerp marathon race report

April 28th 2019 was the day I had been looking forward to for months now. Ever since I broke my personal best time in Rotterdam in April 2018, I was eager to try again. I have been training with Benny as my coach now for a year and have worked harder than before. More intervals,... Continue Reading →

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 →

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