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The Amsterdam Marathon 2006 ?>

The Amsterdam Marathon 2006

Six months ago I decided to start running regularly. I bought myself new running shoes and hit the street. In my first attempt I struggled with running 4km. As time passed my struggle continued. I continued struggling with the distance. An ever increasing distance. At first I could barely run 4km without stopping. A few weeks ago I could barely run 18km without stopping. The six months have been an interesting time for the number crunching enthusiast I am. I…

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Roetersrun 2006 ?>

Roetersrun 2006

I participated in the first (annual) Roetersrun. The race consisted of running four rounds around the Roeters Eiland campus of University of Amsterdam. Five kilometers. The track was rather flat except for two slippery bridges. Before the race started there was a car parked in front of one of the bridges and the runners were warned. When the race stared the car had, however, been removed. There was, however, another vehicle that made the race a bit interesting. About half…

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