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ABP Newport Wales Marathon 2018

Wales is one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom. Our next marathon location was in the Welsh industrial city of Newport, half an hour away by train from the capital Cardiff. We flew out of Amsterdam … Continue reading

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Le Marathon de la Liberté 2018

The Normandy region will forever hold a special place in the hearts of the Allied countries. It was in Normandy on the northern coast of France where the Western Allies of World War II staged the biggest sea-based invasion in … Continue reading

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55K TransCebu Challenge 2018

Cebu City, the Philippines’ Queen City of the South, is undergoing a construction boom. The trip from the airport to our hotel was longer than our one-hour flight due to the traffic, and there seemed to be more buildings lined along … Continue reading

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42nd National MILO Marathon 2018

The MILO Marathon series is probably the oldest and the most popular foot race in the Philippines. I’ve heard of the races ever since I was a little girl in Leyte and that was a long time ago! Back then, I … Continue reading

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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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La Route du Louvre Marathon 2018

La Route du Louvre Marathon 2018 on May 13th was one of those races that did not take much planning. It was easy to get to; the weather and the race itself were gorgeous. Richard drove us directly to the race … 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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