Category Archives: Race Reports

18. PZU Cracovia Maraton 2019

The 18.PZU Cracovia Maraton 2019 was our first marathon in Poland. Krakow was one of the first cities to be declared a UNESCO heritage site. It was easy to see why. A lot of the significant World War II locations have … Continue reading

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EMF Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2019

The EMF Marathon Festival 2019 was a huge event of the city. We flew Ryanair to Edinburgh on the morning of Saturday, May 26, 2019. The Airlink 100 bus took us straight to the main train station. From there, it … Continue reading

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Deep River Rock Belfast City Marathon 2019

The Deep River Rock Belfast City Marathon 2019 completed the challenge I set for myself in running a marathon in each of the four countries of the United Kingdom (England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland). We took the train from … Continue reading

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Ret Riga Marathon 2019

Latvia is situated between two other Balkan countries, Lithuania and Estonia. More than half of its land is forest and the Baltic features of its women are in great demand in the modelling world. We flew to Riga with airBaltic … Continue reading

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Ranscombe Challenge & Teddy Bears Picnic Challenge 2019

We were scheduled to fly to the Philippines that weekend. However, the temptation to run a double marathon weekend was too strong to resist. I gave in and signed up for these races with Saxons, Vikings, and Normans Running. We … Continue reading

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Siargao International Marathon 2019

Our next marathon was back in the Philippines in northeastern Mindanao! Siargao island has been making quite a name for itself in the tourism scene as the country’s premiere surfing destination. The island was also the subject of a Filipino … Continue reading

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Enigma Retro Cars Marathons 2019

School’s out and summer break beckons. I wanted to squeeze in a few more marathons before we take off for the Philippines for the summer so I registered for a double marathon weekend with Enigma Running. The two day race … Continue reading

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Beer Lovers’ Marathon 2019

I skipped the Beer Lovers’ Marathon last year to do other marathons. This year, I decided to participate again because after the Aruba race and travel, I wanted something local and with a generous time limit. The 2019 edition got … Continue reading

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KLM Aruba Marathon 2019

Aruba was our first race in South America. We were excited to see the island country but geared up for the long travel ahead. The most convenient route to Aruba was via Amsterdam. We hopped on the intercity train to Amsterdam … Continue reading

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Crete Marathon 2019

The Greek island of Crete has a special fascination for Greek mythology lovers like me. It is the setting for two of the most popular stories: the one where Athenian prince Theseus killed the half-man half-bull Minotaur in his lair, … Continue reading

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