Running Amok is a new regular thread (I’m not ready to commit to say daily, but that is the goal) to highlight some current travel, frequent flyer and running news. RUNNING: Competitor group, the owner of Rock n’ Roll Marathons and United Airlines have announced a new marathon and half marathon in the series – … Read More
The Bahamas Marathon and Half Marathon is a great international winter running event that’s easy to get to – with an ocean front start and finish, affordable accommodations and an incredible family vacation destination, Marathon Bahamas is for you!
Last year, this day was called National Running Day – this year, it is renamed Global Running Day, and for good reason! In this day of destination event travel, it is so much fun to combine running and traveling. I should know, I’ve run marathons in all 50 states, and marathons and half marathons in … Read More
As I’ve mentioned before, I planned this trip to London hoping I would be accepted into the London Marathon. When that didn’t happen, I decided to go anyway. I love running around cities and towns that I travel to – and often just running can be as much or even more fun than running a destination … Read More
The Expo for the Virgin Money London Marathon was held at an exhibition center called the ExCel Center. It was not in the center of London, but it was easily accessible by public transportation. The Expo was big, bright and festive, with something for everyone. If you know me, you know that I love expos, … Read More
Running can be so fortuitous- you never know who you’ll see or where you’ll find yourself, especially when you’re not in your usual locale. My friend Gina (who lives in Southern England) and I have always talked about running the London Marathon, but so far, have not been chosen in the ballot. This year, we … Read More
Aegean Airlines’ gives its frequent flyers 40% Entry Discount at the Limissol Marathon, and “pays” them 100 miles for each kilometer they run!
I am so excited – I need to share this! 261 Fearless is an organization founded by Kathrine Switzer. She was the first woman to run the Boston Marathon, in 1967, when the race director tried to pull her off the course and take her bib number declaring that it was a men’s only race. … Read More
There’s a new way to receive guaranteed New York City Marathon entry, and, no, you don’t have to run fast to get it!
Let me preface this by saying that running the London Marathon has always been a goal of mine, and that, on Sunday, as I kept up with the running of the London Marathon on the internet, I wrote on a British friend’s Facebook page that we really have to run the London Marathon next year. … Read More