Category Archives: Things to Do

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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Zurich Marató Barcelona 2019

Barcelona is one of my favorite marathon cities. There is just so much to do in the city, and so many runners to run with during the race that it is always a unique festive experience. We took off for … Continue reading

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One Run to Rule Them All Marathon 2019 and Doughnut Dash Marathon 2019

This was the second weekend in a row that I was doing a back-to-back marathon. Hmmm. . . I can do it! I was intimate with the race route and knew I just have to take it slow and easy … Continue reading

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LPM Ultra Marathon 45K 2019

  The next scheduled race for 2019 was the Louis Persoons Memorial (LPM) Ultra Marathon on January 27th in nearby Genk, Belgium. I ran the LPM Marathon twice before: in 2015 which I finished in 5:37:00 and in 2016 where … Continue reading

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Athens Marathon. The Authentic 42.195 Km 2018

If there is one race that I would recommend for marathoners, it would be the historic Athens Marathon. The race course follows the original route of the first marathoner, the Greek soldier Pheidippides who ran from Marathon to Athens to … Continue reading

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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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