Sports goals for 2007: Overview

2007 is over and so the goal of training 144 hours was missed by about 7 hours. More or less equal to what Martin and I did not manage to do due to illness in our cycling training camp on Mallorca, Spain. So with 137 training hours in 2007 the goal for 2008 becomes 137 + 20% = 164,4. I’ll …

At the Back of the Pack

Last week was pretty interesting. On Wednesday I caught a cold – which was pretty bad news in the light of my Sunday morning planned participation of the Amsterdam Marathon. In fact it was very bad news. So during the recovery days on Thursday, Friday and Saturday I drugged myself silly with C-vitamin and other good (and doping-wise legal) stuff …

Mid-May Training Update

After a slow start to this year’s training regimen, things now seem to have accellerated at a decent pace. In April I took part in the AD 5km run in Rotterdam. Although 5km isn’t necessarily much of an impressive distance, it was in interesting measure of fitness.Last weekend I finally got around to getting myself that wetsuit for the triathlon …

Amsterdam Marathon 2007

SportTracks Feb 25th 2007 2007 will be the year of my first marathon! To support that I’ve been equipped with new shoes and with what’s probably the most advanced piece of self-monitoring equipment I’ve had. The Timex Ironman Triathlon Bodylink comes with heart rate monitor, GPS for speed & pace, and an optional data recorder to upload information to my …