|Nothing better for
real wake up in the morning then an extensive run along the
country-side. As it literally takes me 5 minutes to get from my bed
into the forest or on the heath fields, this gives an
excellent opportunity for running outside. One of my
preferred tracks is about 12 km and goes towards 'het Bluk', a
welknown little restaurant. The route is shown on my favourite
. This site can also keep track of your activities by just using your
mobile as a GPS unit and sametime acts as a real virtual running and
In the past, one of my goals always used to be improving my p.b.'s on various distances (marathon 3:18:54). However, age does take its share, so the main focus is now beiing outside and just enjoying the environment and natures beauty.
Ofcourse Netherlands is well-known for its unstable wether; in summer it can be rainy and grey for weeks, or just as well the complete opposite. However, when you're outside it remarkably does not rain as much as when you would have stayed in.
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Since running has become more popular, I think we've see more researches and publications on the item then on rocket sience. From all the articles I've read, here is my -simplyfied- conclusion;