Next Sunday both Iris and Titia are joining the Elite wave of the Strong Viking close to Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Another 19+ kilometers is waiting for them. According to the website it’s a flat landscape and promising to be a fast course with a high average speed. However, according to the previous experience of the … Meer lezen over Race preview Strong Viking Nijmegen
Last Saturday Titia was at the start of the first Strong Viking run in 2019, third of the OCR series 2018/2019. A lot of international athletes came to this event in Furstenau, Germany. Start Titia: ‘Because I became fourth last race in Frankfurt, I was able to start in the yellow vest (elite category). I … Meer lezen over Race Report Strong Viking Furstenau
Last Saturday Iris was at the start of the 21,2k in , the Netherlands. With over 1700 participants it was crowded at the start! Iris: ‘It was really windy and I knew upfront the parcourse would be also a lot off-road, so I didn’t expect any personal records. Next to that: I did on Thursday … Meer lezen over Race Report: Half Marathon of Haren
Soon the half marathon of Haren is starting with Iris at the starting line! Time to have a preview what kind of race this would be and what we could expect from our OCR athlete Iris. Route The opening of the road season for Iris is starting in Haren, a little town in the province … Meer lezen over Race preview half marathon Haren
Soon the OCR season is starting again. Titia is looking forward to the 3rd race of the Strong Viking OCR Series in Fürstenau close to Osnabrück, Germany. Memories Titia: 'It's almost in my backyard, since it's approximately 80km from my city Enschede. Last years edition was actually not that promising for me, but mostly because … Meer lezen over Race preview Strong Viking Fürstenau (Osnabrück), GER
I've had heard of the obstacle course races before, but I thought: 'Who wants to go voluntary running through the mud and get all dirty?' So when some guys of my bootcamp squad said they wanted to join a race in the neighborhood I was not really the first to say yes. But after some … Meer lezen over Why did Titia start with OCR?
I started running my first obstacle course race in 2016 while I was running already for several years. I was actually a bit bored of running and saw something of ocr. I thought: 'Let's give it a try! Running, crawling in the mud and climbing over obstacles, that sounds like fun'. So I started with … Meer lezen over Why did Iris start OCR?