On Saturday September 30, 2017, the 4th Lingezegenloop relay race took place in Lingezegen Park, Arnhem. The event is held once a year and was originally organized to celebrate the opening of the newly built Lingezegen Park. The competition is a 4 x 5k relay run.
This was the running event the Rymax team had been talking about for weeks at the lunch room table. Rymax participated in the event with two teams, with the intention of sparking a little friendly competition within the group. The composition of the Rymax teams were as follows:
Rymax Team 1Theo Rouan, Daniel Struijk van Bergen, Nebay Gebrehiwot and Herman Peene.
Rymax Team 2Wouter Cuppen, Marije Nijland, Stefan Reijnders and Erik Vermeer.
Rymax Team 1
- Herman Peene, Time: 00:23:06,
Average speed: 12,99 km/h
- Nebay Gebrehiwot, Time:
, Average speed: 13,25 km/h
- Daniel Struijk van Bergen, Time:
, Average speed: 12,90 km/h
- Theo Rouan, Time:
, Average speed:
13,26 km/h km/h
- Total, Time: 01:31:37, Average speed: 13,1 km/h
Rymax Team 2
- Wouter Cuppen, Time:
, Average speed: 13,74 km/h
- Marije Nijland, Time: 00:
31.44, Average speed: 9,45 km/h
- Stefan Reijnders, Time: 00:
20.06, Average speed: 14,93 km/h
- Erik Vermeer, Time: 00:
22.59, Average speed: 13,05 km/h
- Total, Time: 01:36:39, Average speed: 12,42 km/h
Overall, the team is very proud of its athletic performance that day. Personal records were set and old ones were broken, and the Rymax spirit was further fortified.
Learn more about the event by reading Nebay Gebrehiwot’s story on our blog, to get a personal insight into what it was like to be in the race.