First things first: this weekend Titia will start for her first time the complete marathon. And not just some marathon, but the 42.2k of the Rotterdam Marathon. Well known to be one of the 10th biggest crowded marathons with visitors in Europe. Roughly 1 million supporters are expected. Titia: 'I always thought maybe one day … Meer lezen over Race preview Rotterdam Marathon
In 1,5 week Iris will start the 21.1k with familiar faces: in home town Enschede. Iris: 'I'm really looking forward because I feel more recovered from the Strong Viking race, when I had a common cold. Also I feel very well prepared. I will start slow and speed up the second half, if my legs … Meer lezen over Race Preview half Marathon Enschede
Last Sunday both Iris and Titia were participating in the Strong Viking OCR series, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. For Iris the first time in the elite league, for Titia more familiar. But how did it go? Titia: ' I was super excited to join this race and really looking forward to test my skills this day. … Meer lezen over Race Result Strong Viking Nijmegen
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?