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2017 Virginia Wine Country Half Marathon

2017 Virginia Wine Country Half Marathon

Run. Sip. Explore.
Race #4 – 10 for 10 Challenge: 10 Half Marathons in 10 Different States

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Wine and racing…is that really a thing? 
This is not only a thing, but a growing trend in different cities and running groups around the

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2017 Berlin Marathon – Fast, Flat and 99% Humidity

2017 Berlin Marathon – Fast, Flat and 99% Humidity

This Is Berlin

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If you’re a veteran marathoner looking to set a personal best — or a newbie seeking a flat, fast course for your first marathon — the Berlin Marathon could be the race for you. It’s the third-largest marathon in

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2017 Flying Pig Marathon – Yes, I spotted flying pigs!

2017 Flying Pig Marathon – Yes, I spotted flying pigs!

Do Pigs Fly? Keep Your Eyes Wide Open in this Race!
Race #3 of the #10for10 Challenge – 10 half marathon in 10 different states
Just the name, in itself, grabbed my attention. There are plenty of races to run throughout the country, but few are as unique as

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2017 OKC Memorial Marathon – A Run to Remember

2017 OKC Memorial Marathon – A Run to Remember

A Run to Remember – Race #2 in the #10for10 Challenge
22 years ago, I was flipping through channels at home and stopped when I saw news coverage of a bomb in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. I was 16-years-old and this was my first experience with terrorism. A helicopter was

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2017 Gasparilla Distance Challenge – Tampa, Florida

2017 Gasparilla Distance Challenge – Tampa, Florida

4 races. 4 T-shirts. 5 freaking medals. 2 days.
Yes, you read that correctly. The 2017 Gasparilla Distance Classic is one of the most unique races in the world which includes a full slate of running events for runners at all levels including 4 races throughout the weekend: 15k

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2016 Athens Marathon – It All Started Here

2016 Athens Marathon – It All Started Here

The Athens Marathon is like no other on Earth. According to legend, it covers the same ground that the Athenian messenger Philippides ran when he brought news of victory from the battlefield of Marathon 2,500 years ago to announce the Greeks’ defeat over the Persians. As a runner looking to complete

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The Hatfield and McCoy Marathon: No Feudin’, Just Running!

The Hatfield and McCoy Marathon: No Feudin’, Just Running!

The Historic Feud: Family, Honor, Justice, Revenge and a Vicious 26.2

The Hatfields and McCoys. Mere mention of their names stirs up visions of a lawless and unrelenting family feud that would span generations. The Hatfield-McCoy Marathon lived up to its reputation of being the Weather Channels “15 toughest

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The 2016 Antarctica Marathon

The 2016 Antarctica Marathon

Running a Marathon at the End of the World

Nervous Energy. As a veteran of nine marathons, I have experienced plenty in my racing days: showing up having not trained for London, ascending and descending 5,164 steps on the Great Wall of China, being stopped at mile 25.8 in

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