After my marathon prep got messed up in 2015, I decided to give up (half) marathons. As I’m getting older and my body is aching much quicker than it used to. I decided it was the smartest thing to do…
But the heart wants, what it wants. Ain’t no arguing with that.
It all started when a friend asked if I wanted to run a half marathon with her. No, I don’t do that anymore! You know that… The momend I said that, I felt a doubtful feeling coming up. Was I really done with that?
A few weeks later I saw a contest and the big prize was entry and stay at the first half marathon of Disneyland Paris. I really wanted to win. So I did everything I could to win. Unfortunately I didn’t win. But at that moment there was no going back anymore. I HAD to run another half, and I had to run that one!
Luckily my dear running friend wanted to go too. When the entry tickets officially went on sale, we already were too late. Oh nooooo! We really wanted to go! Now what? Because we never quit, we found another way to get our tickets. So, we got in!
Now all we have to do is to keep healthy, injury free and train our asses off! I just can’t wait ro run with Donald, Pluto, Minnie and all the others!