Category Archives: France

How Did I Get Here?

This week is the week when I anxiously wait for my acceptance email informing me of my entrance into the Boston Marathon.  This got me thinking, ‘how did I get here?’ As a child growing up in a super non-athletic … Continue reading

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A Sample Of Bordeaux

By the time the shuttle dropped us off at the hotel after the race, it was already 7:30PM which meant no time to tour the city.  Did go out for dinner and brought one of the bottles of wine (we … Continue reading

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Marathon du Medoc Race Report

Race day!  So here’s the thing about this particular marathon.  It’s not a race where one would try to get a personal best (one is obviously not taking the race seriously when running in a costume and carrying a camera). … Continue reading

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Marathon du Medoc Pre-Race Report

The main purpose of this year’s trip to Spain and France was to run the Marathon du Medoc in Bordeaux, France.  Spain was a side trip, and we thoroughly enjoyed the time there.  Going from one city to another did … Continue reading

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Registered!

J&I have finally registered for the Marathon du Medoc.  This is unlike any other marathon.  In addition to water stations, there’s wine, oysters, ham, ice cream along the way.  This is more of a ‘fun’ marathon, and people are encouraged … Continue reading

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