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The Athens Marathon; The Authentic – 2014

by Dave Sherman  (photographs by Lamia Hossain and Dave Wise) After completing my first marathon in October 2012 I realised I’d found a new love in long distance running and I wanted to complete more (obviously this was before the delayed onset muscle soreness had kicked in)… 10 marathons later I decided it was time to complete my first Marathon abroad and of course, what better place to run my first overseas Marathon than the place where it all started… the historical home of the Marathon… Athens, Greece. In 490BC…

The LSR Colombo Marathon, Sri Lanka

The 14th LSR Colombo Marathon took place on the first Sunday in October. The Trek and Run team was supported during this event by; Sri Lankan Airlines – (who fly non-stop between London and Colombo) –  http://www.srilankan.com LSR - http://www.lsr-srilanka.com/ Gore Running Wear - http://www.goreapparel.co.uk/ Airia Running Shoes - http://www.airiarunning.com/ Push Nutrition - http://www.pushnutrition.eu Garmin Action Cameras - https://buy.garmin.com/en-GB/GB/outdoor/action-cameras/virb-elite/prod119594.html First, here’s a short film I made of my marathon experience, to give you an idea of the course and what you may encounter when you take part in the event yourself. As I walked through the new…

The Athens Classic Marathon, Greece

This review is written in English and French. Please scroll down the page to read the French. Ce test est écrit en Anglais et en Français. Descendez en bas de page pour lire la partie en Français. First of all, here’s a film of the event, it’ll give you an idea of what to expect from the route. Part 1, by Dave Wise I did it, I took part in the marathon!! Not any marathon, but THE marathon! Yes, THE marathon… I don’t mean any disrespect to the other marathon…

The Rome Marathon, Italy

The Rome Marathon was held on Sunday 18th March, 2012 First of all, here’s a film of the event, it’ll give you an idea of what to expect from the route. I write this tired, but happy, and feeling immensely privileged, in my Rome hotel room. The Rome Marathon is recently run, and won, not by me, of course, but I finished, and that would have seemed impossible just 2 months ago with the injuries I have at the moment. So in a way I have my own victory, just…

The Colombo Marathon, Sri Lanka

First of all, here’s a film of the event, it’ll give you an idea of what to expect from the route. This is the 3rd time I’ve run the Colombo Marathon. I’m not very experienced at distance running, having run most of my races at 10km level, but I’m ready to say that if there were an award for the World’s Friendliest Marathon, it would surely find it’s way very quickly to Colombo, in Sri Lanka, where every guest is genuinely welcomed as if they were the first, and every…