Category: training

a (very) short update…

There’s some epic training-sessions to come in the near-future (well, unless we go into lockdown next week…), and the last few months haven’t been filled with epic races or training-sets… So it’s been quiet...

760 lengths in the pool…

a little peek in my head: – when coach Jacomina said she wanted to do a 6 hour pool swim this month (training for the enduroman arch-to-arc), someone in her team said: “who wants...

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...

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...

June update…

…a 1/6th triple… I’m in the water at the start of a small-scale middle-distance triathlon. The speaker announces that the start signal will be a gunshot, and seconds later we hear a horn. 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:...