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marathon running

I ran a marathon and I liked it

There’s more than one way to measure a marathon. Of course the distance is always the same, but the experience, the lessons learned, the number of dark thoughts crushed as the miles go by but the end is still far away is different for…

Monday, 11 September 2017

You race some, you (eventually) win some!

September races didn’t go very well. Run the River was a disaster and London Duathlon and Ealing Half Marathon didn’t even happen. 2 x DNS Due to Manflu. I’m especially bummed that I missed Ealing as it’s a great race and the two times…

Wednesday, 12 October 2016
Race the River 2016

The race that went down the toilet

I have been running for 6 years and I have done over 40 races ranging from 5k to marathons. I have never had to stop during a race to jump into the bushes or the portaloos but – hashtag – theresalwaysafirsttime. Tuesday: I had…

Friday, 9 September 2016

2016 will be the year of the Toughest

Looks like somehow I have already signed up for 4 half marathons, 3 10km races, one obstacle race and one duathlon. I’m sure I’ll add more short races to my schedule as the year ticks on. The obstacle race will be a first for…

Friday, 22 January 2016
half marathon running

The Amazing Race

It happened. The Most Amazing Race. The race where all the planets align and you run an excellent PB AND you also love the entire distance. I had almost started to believe that a race of that kind wasn’t possible. That you either ran…

Wednesday, 30 September 2015
fitness half marathon running

Hackney Half and feeling sad

Hackney Half nr. 2 done and run.  This year I hated it a little less than last year, but let’s start from the beginning :) –> Beforehand I worried about my calves and shins as they have been really tight and painful when I…

Monday, 11 May 2015