Townsville Marathon 2011

August 12, 2011

This event is one of our favourites. Not only because it was the last of our 8 Marathons in 8 Weeks and a homecoming to Australia after being on the road for two months, but because it is a fabulous event for runners of all standards. The McDonald’s Townsville Running Festival is growing each year. […]

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The Lost Dutchman Marathon February 20, 2011.

February 28, 2011

We recently ran The Lost Dutchman Marathon in Arizona. It is a fantastic event and today we share our race report. Unusually wet and cold conditions greeted us for the 2011 Lost Dutchman Marathon, which saw lots of runners huddled around the multitude of small bonfires , using the ”warming buses” before the start and […]

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Running in Atlanta with Tim Wilson.

February 21, 2011

Another city meant another catch up for Couple on the Run with running friend and blogger Tim Wilson in his home town of Atlanta. Through Twitter, Facebook and then Skype we have gotten to know about Tim and his blog 26.2 Quest and it was great to finally meet Tim face to face. He suggested […]

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New York, New York!

November 8, 2010

New York is one of the most amazing cities in the world so it is only to be expected that the NYC Marathon would be one of the most spectacular races in the world. (Even the Race Expo is a shopper’s dream.)  Starting at Staten Island the runners work their way through all five boroughs […]

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Bags, Bags, Bags

November 2, 2010

When you finish a marathon, even in hot conditions it is not unusual to become chilled quickly. That is what happened to me and we were eager for a quick gear pick up from the baggage trucks for our walk back to the Electra Hotel and a hot shower. What met us at our gear […]

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A Magnificent Finish in Athens!

November 1, 2010

The Athens Marathon course is not particularly interesting. From the attractive area around the Marathon the road takes runners past several towns and through commercial and industrial areas that are not very memorable. The road surface is good as it was repaired for the 2004 Athens Olympics where it was the official marathon course. It […]

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