Event Profiles

As our members head overseas we’ll report back to you on their running adventures.

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

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

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

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

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

Queenstown Marathon

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

Chicago Marathon

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

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