Running

Running adventures

When not doing research, I am a fanatic long-distance runner. On this page, you can find updates on my running adventures.

Personal best:

5 km: 16.44 (06-07-2024)

10km: 35.33 (12-03-2023)

Half marathon: 1.18.47 (24-09-2023)

Marathon: 2.49.36 (16-04-2023)

Distance/Time: 82km/9.10.41 (13-05-2023)

# of marathons: 11

# of ultras: 4

Upcoming races:

-Eiger Ultra (21-7): 51km Panorama trail 

-Boston Twilight 5000 (25-7): Going from the trails to the track

Past races:

-Rotterdam Ekiden 5k (6-7): 1 second PB (16.44) on the 5k as part of a 6-person marathon-relay team. Finished second among the mixed teams (2.30.20)

-Boston Waterfront 5k (9-6): Finished 3th in a PB (16.18), but the course was unfortunately 120 meters too short

-Koning van Spanje Ultimate (10-5 till 12-5): 18+43+30km trails through the beautiful hills around my hometown. Finished in 3th place!

-Alkmaar City Run 5k (8-5): Zigzagging through "Business runners". Not ideal

-Boston Marathon (15-4-24): Not the time I was hoping for, but still one of the best crowds to run through

-Heuvelland marathon (17-3-24): Finished on the podium (3th) at a trail marathon through the hills of my hometown

-CPC half marathon (10-3-24): Paced my brother to a new PB 

-Goodbye tour (19-02-24): Ran 75km from the university where I did my BSc to the university where I did my MPhil and PhD to end a decade at Dutch universities

-Langdale marathon (21-10-23): "has a reputation as the toughest road marathon in the UK" and one of the most beautiful races I've run. Finished in second place.

-Morecamb Marathon (8-10-23): Just short of my PB, but won!

-Halve van Haarlem (24-09-23): Unexpected PB and a great test for the full marathon!

-Big 10 (03-09-23): Gambled on a sub 35min 10km and lost. Trying again next time

-Boston Twilight 5000 (17-08-23): First ever track race and a PB on the 5km