|My last visit in Berlin with my family; the year I became a German citizen|
I can't believe that in less than 6 months - specifically 25 weeks, 5 days, 59 minutes, and the seconds keeps ticking away! - I will be passing through the Brandenburg Gate, as a runner, as a marathon runner!
Today, I sent my German bestfriend C a mail to ask when we can get together again, and that I would love to visit her sometime in May or June for a girlfriend weekend.
After a flurry of messages exchanged, we arranged a weekend in June. What made it easier to coordinate our time was my finding a half-marathon event in Leverkusen, a city in North Rhine Westphalia, where she resides. The date would be before her own holidays.
I was still searching for a half-marathon to fit my marathon training scheme, sometime in June, somewhere here in the Netherlands because it was much easier for my family to come along with me.
But it seems to be faith that as C and I talked, and planned where I could run while I was visiting her, I stumbled upon the half-marathon I was looking for! She has played a key-role in changing my life for the better, that sharing my first half-marathon experience with her would be a fantastic highlight to our friendship.
It will be a girlfriend weekend to remember.
I'll be sharing more about it in the next blogs!