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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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1st Namur International Marathon 2018

Namur is a politically important city in Belgium owing to its role as the capital of the Wallonia region. It is a city less than an hour away from our house so when I found out about the¬†premiere edition of … Continue reading

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Hull Marathon 2018

The port city of Kingston-upon-Hull in England was the UK City of Culture last year. This year, they successfully hosted a culture-inspired¬†Hull Marathon 2018 on September 23, 2018. We flew Ryanair out of Brussels South Charleroi Airport on Saturday, September … Continue reading

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Medieval Marathon Kilkenney 2018

Our next race destination was the medieval city of Kilkenny in southeast Ireland. Named after the 6th-century monk St. Canice, the city is famous for the beautifully restored Kilkenny Castle and the Medieval Mile shopping area. We took the 10:30 … Continue reading

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TCS Amsterdam Marathon 2018

This is my fourth time to run Amsterdam so I can say it’s my favorite European marathon. It’s close to where we live, the race course is beautiful, and finishing together with the half marathoners is just the perfect push … Continue reading

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Swiss City Marathon – Lucerne 2018

The road to this year’s edition of the Swiss City Marathon – Lucerne was cobbled with flight cancellations and cold weather. We persevered and enjoyed a fantastic race as a reward! The adventure began when airlines working with Aviapartner at … Continue reading

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Tallinna 10K and Maraton 2018

  Republic of Estonia is a former Soviet republic and one of three Baltic states of northern Europe. The country is celebrating 100 years of independence this year with a series of events for everyone’s appreciation. The Tallinna 10K and … Continue reading

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