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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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Lausanne Marathon 2017

The French-speaking city of Lausanne in Switzerland is the permanent headquarters of the International Olympic Committee and a city dedicated to various sports. It is also considered as the skateboarding capital of the world. It overlooks The French Alps and … Continue reading

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36th Mainova Frankfurt Marathon 2017

The Mainova Frankfurt Marathon has the distinction of being the second fastest German marathon course after Berlin, and the eighth fastest marathon course in the world. There must be something about Frankfurt because even my normally slow self ran my … Continue reading

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Marathon International du Beaujolais 2017

Wine lovers, this marathon is for you! With approximately 20 Beaujolais brands offered at aid stations located inside castles and chateaus, runners in outlandish costumes, and a forgiving seven-hour time limit, what is there not to love about the Marathon … Continue reading

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2nd Beer Lovers’ Marathon 2017

“Anyone can drink beer, but it takes a runner to enjoy beer.” I modified beer cicerone and author Stephen Beaumont’s quote to reflect my impression of the success of the second Beer Lovers’ Marathon in Liège, Belgium on June 4, … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Liverpool Marathon 2017

Running a race in a city where one of the greatest bands of all time was born should be in every Beatles fan’s bucket list. I am a  fan by osmosis so running the Liverpool Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon 2017 … Continue reading

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Leiden Marathon 2017

Leiden is a an old Dutch city in the South Holland province of The Netherlands. It is known for being the home of the oldest university in the country and the birthplace of the old master Rembrandt Hermenszoon van Rijn, considered … Continue reading

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