International event profiles

Chicago Marathon

Chicago Marathon

Chicago Marathon makes up one of the six events that form the Abbott World Majors series. Run all six and you enter the world majors club and receive a medal and pin in recognition. Chicago Marathon 2022 was held in early October. Being Autumn, weather conditions can...

Berlin Marathon

Berlin Marathon

Held in Late September, this marathon runs through the streets of Berlin, lined with wonderful supporters and some very talented musicians, many very very young. Dogs also. In Europe, dogs are family. You go out, they go with you. I love this and because of this type...

TCS New York Marathon

TCS New York Marathon

The TCS New York Marathon is a fabulous event and one that I personally can not fault. It is definitely my favorite to date. Great city, great organization, and great spirit…

Tokyo Marathon

Tokyo Marathon

The Tokyo Marathon held on the first weekend of Spring attracts over 40,000 runners from all over the world. Starting at the metropolitan government building, close to hotels…

Athens Marathon

Athens Marathon

The event derives its name from the legend of Pheidippides, the soldier-messenger who, was sent from the battlefield of Marathon, to Athens, to announce that the Persians had been defeated…

Boston Marathon

Boston Marathon

Boston marathon is held in Boston (Massachusetts, USA) on the 3rd Monday in April which is a public holiday for Patriots Day…

Reykjavik 10k, ICELAND

Reykjavik 10k, ICELAND

Finishing off an overseas holiday with a race probably isn’t every traveller’s cup of tea but for a runner…

Paris Marathon

Paris Marathon

The course offers a continuous and incomparable backdrop of spectacular landmarks and vistas…. Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, The Louvre…

Eurasia Marathon (Istanbul)

Eurasia Marathon (Istanbul)

Istanbul is the only city in the world that is across 2 continents. The run started in Asia with the finish outside the Blue Mosque in the old city…

Berlin Marathon

Berlin Marathon

Race day was wet. We were staying around 2kms from the start and walked in the heavy rain to the start…

Queenstown Marathon

Queenstown Marathon

Helen Gay shares her experience running the 2016 Queenstown Marathon in New Zealand

Chicago Marathon

Chicago Marathon

Make Me a Marathoner Alumnus Angelica “Jelly” Pasten-Anderson posts her impressions of the 2016 Chicago Marathon.

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