Tips and Tricks

Introducing… Hanne Maudens

by Gert • December 23, 2020

Hanne is a 23-year old Belgian athlete who rose to fame after getting silver at the European Under-20 Championships in 2015 and bronze at the World Under-20 Championships in 2016, both in the heptathlon. She qualified for the World Championships in London 2017 and Doha 2019. In Doha, she finished 11th. In between, she also […]


Change the way you set your goals.

by Gert • June 22, 2020

Don’t focus on goals that don’t challenge you, are repetitive or are impossible. Instead, focus on small wins and stretch goals. Setting a goal can be a difficult and confusing process for many runners. You want to challenge yourself, but not set yourself up for failure from the get-go. So how do you set a goal […]


“I have no time to run”

by Gert • March 5, 2020

This, and some minor variations on it, is the sentence I have heard the most in the past 25 odd years. Not only as a reason not to start running at all but also as a reason to skip runs. Nowadays everything in life is scheduled, from work, daily chores, kid’s extracurricular activities, meetings with […]


Morning, Day or Evening?

by Gert • March 3, 2020

Every runner has his or her prefered time of day for running. Some like to run during the early morning hours, citing they are fresh and therefore able to run faster. Another group uses their break to go for a quick run as they are not too tired yet and it boosts their energy for […]


There is no “i” in “run”.

by Gert • March 3, 2020

While we think of running as an individual sport, it has evolved into a team sport. The race results still show the name of the athlete, but around each runner, there are 2 teams. Let’s take a closer look at them. The Club First of all, there are clubs, and most runners are part of […]