North Pole Marathon
North Pole Marathon
Atacama Crossing
Atacama Crossing
Marathon des Sables
Marathon des Sables

Running & Travel Pictures of Rob Plijnaar

As a boy I was fascinated by my father's camera; an Agfa with a collapsible lens and a pop-up flash. It made wonderful black and white photos. I took my first photos with this camera, and my love of photography has never left me. Thanks to technological advances, the possibilities are now almost unlimited.

Alongside my work as the director of Hotel Mitland in Utrecht, I'm also an ardent marathon runner. For me, running works like a safety valve. The training sessions, the races and the travel all provide a very special form of relaxation... an escape from the hectic 24-hour hotel life.

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