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Race Report – Road To An Ultra 100 km

An unusual race report. Emotions that are hard to transmit in writing. Like tears at 9 min and a camera toppling over (Lanzawindy). Imagine yourself dreaming of doing an ultra, inventing a race [...]

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Ultratraining – Recap

Road to An Ultra – Ultra training – Recap In two weeks its time to run 100k in Lanzarote, solo and for a cause. Lets look back and see the progress, starting in wintery landscapes [...]

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ULTRATRAINING 24 weeks #roadtoanultra

Ultratraining August 13th, 2016 I will run 100km solo and for a cause. This is about my ultratraining – to arrive at the startline of those 100km. It will be on the trails of Lanzarote, [...]

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Motivation in Endurance Journeys

Why is it some people embark on crazy physical endurance journeys and others don’t. How come so many endurance athletes feel the need to raise awareness or funds for a good cause on these [...]

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Tweak your hill sessions

Knackered from hill repeats? Exhausted once you’ve ended your hill session. Think you have nothing more to give? Well, you do and here is why you should practice.  Something I learned [...]

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LTHR test – How far can you run in 30 min?

How far can you run in 30 min? Today I did a time trial. Not to see how far I could go, rather to determine my Lactate Threshold Heart Rate. Or at least try to. No fancy equipment. A pair of [...]

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Road To An Ultra

“Have goals so big you feel uncomfortable telling them” THE DREAM Complete an ultra distance during 2016. Not necessarily in a race and maybe on my own. My longest run is 47k. I would like to [...]

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Transgrancanaria 2016 – so we meet again

“Never. Ever. Again. Hot, calima and 44k is far. So out of my comfort zone. Forget an ultra. Forget Des Sables. What was I thinking? Loved the technical downhill and the atmosphere. But you [...]

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Questioned Dreams and Goals can be a good thing

Do you have goals and dreams? Do you dare talking about them or do you keep them to yourself? Are your goals and dreams ever questioned? Good! “What you GET by achieving your goals is not [...]

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Bodyimage – to eat & train for the right reasons?

Body image. I love you. Are you able to look in the mirror and say that? I think I can do that. However. Are you able to say – I love the way I FEEL. Don’t know if I can do that – [...]