Category Archives: un nimweegs rondje

This category documents the development of a circular (rondje) ultra-distance running route through the beautiful environs of my home town Nijmegen (Nimwegen in the local dialect).

exploring my home town

I’ve been blabbering about running as a way to connect to one’s environment, to make it one’s own, but how does that work if an environment is already deeply ingrained into one’s being? I’ve been in the Low Lands for … Continue reading

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un nimweegs rondje – version 1.0

The summer weeks in Nijmegen have resulted in the first version of an ultra-distance running route through the beautiful surroundings of my home town. I outlined my ambitions for such a route in earlier posts, and version 1.0 is in … Continue reading

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rethinking ut nimweegs rondje

Some time ago I declared my intention to develop a trail that covers a max of the diversity surrounding my hometown Nijmegen. As July draws near and I hope to do a lot of recceing during my three weeks back … Continue reading

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Nijmegen and Cairo: happy running

I’ve written a lot about running lately. So my mind has been on it even more than normal. It’s always funny to notice how a focus of attention seems to correlate with coming across unexpected ‘relevant’ information. Go on holiday … Continue reading

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un nimweegs rondje

Nijmegen, my home town figures prominently in my running imagination. It’s where I started running, it’s where my love of trails originates.¬†One’s own kids are the most beautiful in the world, and one’s own home turf feels special by definition, … Continue reading

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