Category Archives: Places

40th EDT ASICS Stockholm Marathon 2018

  Stockholm weather the second time around was still not ideal for marathons. I ran this race the first time in 2015 when it was raining and windy the whole time. It was so cold that I ran with a … Continue reading

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Marathon de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel 2018

Le Mont Saint-Michel takes your breath away the first time you glimpse it from afar. It is an intriguing and popular tourist attraction in France, its spire seeming to pierce the sky. The rocky tidal commune is off the shores … Continue reading

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VIII Marató BP Castelló 2018

Castellón de la Plana was part of the Moorish Kingdom of Valencia before it was officially established as a town in 1251. Today, it is the capital city of the Valencian province of Castellón in eastern Spain. We traveled to … Continue reading

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1ere Marathon International du Golfe de Saint-Tropez

Europe has a well-developed marathon scene. Košice Peace Marathon in Slovakia holds the record as the oldest marathon in Europe since 1924 and every major European city boasts of a spectacular marathon or two every year. It is rare to … Continue reading

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13th Alexander the Great Marathon 2018

Thessaloniki is a city that united three civilizations – Greek, Roman and Byzantine. She was named after the Macedonian queen, Thessaloniki, who was also the half-sister of the conqueror Alexander the Great. Legend also has it that Thessaloniki was a … Continue reading

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La Maraton delle Cattedrali 2017

The Italian town of Giovinazzo is exactly as we remembered it from our last visit in 2015. Most, if not all, shops in the town closed at 1:00 PM on Saturdays and reopened for business at 5:30 PM. The people … Continue reading

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Zurich Máraton Málaga 2017

Everyone likes Màlaga. This southern city of Spain is a favorite getaway of people in Spain and Europe wanting to escape the winter blues and bask in the Mediterranean beaches. The city is also a haven of arts and culture, … Continue reading

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