Triathlon Convention Europe, 10k race

What a succesfull Sunday. A few days ago I didn’t know about the event. I planned an easy run that day. Imagine how surprised I felt when my name was called for the 3rd place in my age group. On top of…

Virgin London Marathon: Training week 5-8

Hyde Park 7:30 am: Small lake opposite Kennsington Palace. Snow in London is very rare. Week 5: London Hyde Park This week was challenging. The snow looked beautifull but was freezing cold. ==> No excuse! I committed! Looking at the program…

Virgin Money London Marathon: Training week 3+4

The following 2 weeks were about implementing different training session to increase the fitness level.  4 running sessions with a gym strengthening session in the middle.  This was about: holding a certain pace and heart rate  ==> I can easily run a steady…

Virgin Money London Marathon: Training week 1+2

My Marathon training starts here in central London. Very exciting to run along iconic places in the city I live and will run my first Marathon in. I will pass landmarks and run along parks which I will later on revisit in the…

Virgin Money London Marathon 2015

    So lucky, lucky, lucky! The London Marathon is one of the top 5 Marathons in the world and you can imagine how high the demand is to get a place. As soon as the marathon finished, they had…

FINISHED: Spiridon Silvesterlauf Frankfurt a.M.

DATE:              28.12.14 LOCATION:     Frankfurt a. M. CHALLENGE: 10km       It was too late to sign up for the race online but as they alway have a registration on the race day,…

FINISHED: Oxford Half Marathon 2014

10 days before the Oxford Half Marathon race my mind was ready! It was the day when I ran 16k in a steady pace and mentally ticked a box – Done!  Colleagues and friends who already ran a Half before said: “You…

The day before the race: Oxford Half

Checklist   I woke up before 08:00am. The weather outside was dry, cloudy but a bit of sun coming though. Perfect! Happy to start the day before the BIG day! To complete my training plan I only had to do a 20 min…

TRAINING: Oxford Half Marathon

It is Friday after work and I got 2 more nights until my first Half Marathon.  I’m so excited and nervous that the event is finally here, I couldn’t sleep very well last night. 8 weeks ago I decided to sign up for the…


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