Category Archives: Things to Do

42. Monschau Marathon Walk 2018

The 42nd Monschau Marathon Walk 2018 was our first race a week after our summer vacation in Asia and Australia. Monschau is a very picturesque town in western Germany, just a little over two hours from where we live in … Continue reading

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24th Acea Maratona di Roma 2018

All roads led to Rome on April 8, 2018 for the 24th Acea Maratona di Roma 2018. 11,395 runners registered for the race that worked its way around the eternal city past more than 500 historical structures and monuments. The … Continue reading

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Maratón Vías Verdes 2018

We were back in Spain again the following weekend after the Murcia Marathon. The Maratón Vías Verdes 2018 was held in Arganda del Rey, one of the cities surrounding the country’s capital, Madrid. We flew out of Brussels Zaventem Airport … Continue reading

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Murcia Maratón 2018

A colder winter this time around was my excuse for not running much in January. I waited to  do the first race in 2018 in Spain, knowing Spain will still be cold but not as much as Belgium. I pre-registered … Continue reading

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Frozen Phoenix Runs 2017

What better way could I think of ending 2017 than with back-to-back marathons? Nope, no better way! Off we went to do The Frozen Phoenix Runs two day marathons at Walton-on-Thames in Surrey, England on December 29-30, 2017. The race … 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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34th ASICS Firenze Marathon 2017

Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Botticelli? Florence is home to many priceless Renaissance art and architecture, but Ponte Vecchio grabbed my attention because of its World War II history. Hitler allegedly loved the bridge so much that he specifically ordered the Germans … Continue reading

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