The alarm clock went off super early, I made a mistake the night before. So nervous! Tried to sleep a bit more, but I was already awake. The day of the triathlon! It all felt like it wasn’t real. Good that Continue Reading
It was time. The ‘big training day’ is what we were now calling it. We were in the middle of Russia, nobody spoke good English, but thank goodness for Michiel’s new found friend, who made finding Continue Reading
Runkeeper said it was time for new shoes. I trackedย 500 km in them, and some more. I also wanted to know if something had changed since I bought my new shoes, as I am running more and more. So I visited Runners Continue Reading
In Italy I did two runs, of about the same distance. One was in a hotelgym, looking in the mirror, in a hot room. The other was in the vineyards, on desolate roads, in the countryside. Guess which one I liked best? Continue Reading
After all the issues with Michiel’s knee, I have had to slow down the running training dramatically over the past few months. We couldn’t risk injuring it further, and had time on our side to slow it Continue Reading
China Training

Time to Taper

We were excited to try the great facilities in the hotel, before Michiels tapering starts so he is rested & ready for the 1/2 marathon. I have eased off running the past few weeks, giving his legs full rest from Continue Reading