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Explorer Virtual Marathon 2020

This COVID-19 pandemic turned everyone’s world upside down. The lockdown in the UK has been in place for more than three months now. Trips and races all cancelled since March, gyms closed, people working from home; what are we to … Continue reading

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Black Knight Run Challenge 2019 & Punk Run Challenge 2019

We flew with Ryanair out of Charleroi Brussels South Airport to Manchester on Saturday morning, May 11, 2019. The 10:05 flight was short and sweet, landing at 10:30 because of the one hour difference with England time. The 10:47 train … Continue reading

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Hulu Langat Marathon 2019

Summer marathons are events to look forward to. This is the season for us to try races in Asia since we are already in the region. I found the information for the Hulu Langat Marathon on the Ahotu Marathons website … Continue reading

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Phoenix Year-End Marathon and Frozen Marathons 2018

The Phoenix races have become convenient for racking up marathon medals. After the back to back marathons in December 2017, I signed up for a triple marathon this year. What was exciting this year was Richard’s participation in the shorter … Continue reading

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Jaw Dropper Marathon 2019 and Dirty Running Marathon 2019

We’ve become regulars at Phoenix Running events. The next back to back race for 2019 was on February 23-24, 2019 at the now very familiar Walton-on-Thames tow path. Jaw Dropper Marathon 2019 was on Saturday, February 23, 2019. Bib pick-up … Continue reading

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35a Firenze Marathon 2018

  I loved the whole experience when we were in Florence last year for the Firenze Marathon 2017 that I made sure we were back for the 2018 edition. The journey started on Saturday, November 24, 2018 with a flight … 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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Pattaya Marathon 2018

The Pattaya Marathon on July 15th was one of the highlights of our 2018 summer break in the Pacific. I was excited to visit Bangkok again after the race, and Richard was looking forward to connecting with a former colleague … Continue reading

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34. Vienna City Marathon 2017

  ​The Austrian capital of Vienna (Wien in German) is famous for many classics: Mozart, Strauss, Beethoven, the Vienna Boys’ Choir, and the Schönbrunn Palace, to name a few. Added to this list is the more modern Vienna City Marathon that celebrated … Continue reading

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Ibiza Marathon 2017

The 2017 European spring marathon season is already in full swing! Our next race stop was Ibiza, the Balearic island in Spain considered as the world’s center of the clubbing scene. I have some of Ibiza’s hypnotic house music on my … Continue reading

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