Category: running

a 6 hour run in just over 3 hours…

The ‘ultraloop (ultrarun) Stein’ 2019 The idea is simple; there’s a 2.5km course, and there’s 6 hours to run as many laps as possible… Sounds not only like fun, it’s also good preparation for...

The Hague Beachmarathon…

When I saw there was a 3h30 run scheduled for this weekend, I decided to see if there was a small/local marathon somewhere I could join… I found the ‘The Hague Beachmarathon’, (a.k.a. ‘The...

run #1000

For those who don’t know me: I like numbers… And it won’t be a surprise to anyone that I like running (and cycling, and swimming, but today it’s about the run!). So here’s a...

The Oner: 2 – Me: 0

…when everything goes according to plan… until it doesn’t… (The Oner: 132km of running over the UK south-west coast path, with lots of hills, and an average dropout-rate of 50%) After not finishing Brutal...

July update…

back to where it all began… Sometimes I forget that it’s only been 4 years since my first irondistance-race… What once started as a ‘once in a lifetime’ thing turned out to be a...

May update…

It’s a weekend filled with good company, camping, talking about past and future adventures, and three days with three races… The campsite is packed with teammates, some who run one day, some two and...

March update

It’s late March, on a Monday night, when I try to walk into the physiotherapists office. The conversation might seem strange to a non-ultra-athlete: me: ‘I ran 76km yesterday, and now everything hurts…’ PT:...