Barely 1 month after his double pneumonia is Sam De Bruyn now Sunday, October 28 at the start of the Brussels Airport Marathon & Half Marathon. After approval of his sportdokter he will be a half maraton run. A crucial test for his big challenge next week. On 4 november the NN Running Club-ambassador in New York, his first full marathon (42 km). To Sam and all the other participants in Brussels, a unique way to encourage calls NN all Belgians to a short support video to send on www.hardloopsupporter.be. A few kilometers before the final stage will be the runners to their personal video on a large screen appear. The ideal fuel for the last miles to the bridge.
Flemish radio – and television presenter Sam De Bruyn is ambassador of the ‘NN Running Club’. That is a digital sports and health club that Belgians flock on the way to help to a healthier and happier life. Sam was initially not a big sportfanaat, until he was challenged by presenter Freek Braeckman to take part in the New York Marathon for the benefit of Mediclowns. Since then trains Sam on a daily basis. To say he can’t have more without a walk. Therefore, he calls upon all Belgians to work together with him to be more active to be through the NN Running Club.
Sam De Bruyn: “I have a very heavy period behind, but I am especially happy that I can walk and do what I love to do. Participate in the Brussels Airport Marathon & Half Marathon is for me the last straight line to the New York Marathon, the event where I really had to go live. I know that it is a daunting task, but thanks to the incredible support that I got from colleagues, friends, family and acquaintances get, I am supergemotiveerd to be there fully for to go.”, tells Sam De Bruyn.