5 marathons off the beaten path for 2019

first_imgEven in death, Uighurs feel long reach of Chinese state PLAY LIST 02:37Even in death, Uighurs feel long reach of Chinese state00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss LATEST STORIES Running in the African Savannah is the chance of a lifetime, although the location is as challenging as it is impressive. But with the chance to run with zebras, giraffes, antelopes and even lions, and enjoy a mini holiday after your marathon is done, the training will all be worth it.Takes place June 22, 2019. Registration open now.www.big-five-marathon.com3 Laender MarathonIf you want to take in three countries with just one run, then try the 3 Laender, or 3 Country Marathon. Runners will start on Lindau Island, Germany, pass through Austria and Switzerland before heading back to Austria to finish at Casino Stadium in Bregenz. The route also provides a beautiful backdrop plus a flat ground for those who might be aiming for a personal best.ADVERTISEMENT If you like to train hard as well as play hard, then the Marathon du Medoc might be for you. As well as ticking a marathon off your bucket list you’ll also get to enjoy the 26.2 miles with a glass of wine in hand, thanks to the many points along the circuits handing out glasses of French wine.Takes place Sept. 7, 2019. Registration opens in March.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starswww.marathondumedoc.comBig Five Marathon, South Africa Lacson backs proposal to elect president and vice president in tandem RELATED STORIES:What to do post-run to maximize your resultsLoneliness of the long distance runners in North KoreaSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting INQUIRER.net stock photoWhether you’re a seasoned runner looking for something a little different this year, or trying to find the motivation for your first ever marathon, these five unusual marathons should help get you running in 2019.Marathon du Medoc, FranceADVERTISEMENT Takes place Oct. 6, 2019. Registration open now.www.sparkasse-3-laender-marathon.atGreat Wall Marathon, ChinaThose looking for a real challenge can not only run a marathon, but run it alongside one of the most famous monuments in the world. Be prepared for plenty of uphill climbs and steps, but the payoff is a fantastic view, the chance to run through local villages, and of course to say that you’ve completed the Wall’s 5,164 historic steps.Takes place May 18, 2019. Registration open now.www.great-wall-marathon.comRun Disneyland Paris Weekend, FranceUnleash your inner child by running through the most magical place on Earth, Disneyland. Like its American counterpart, Disneyland Paris organizes a weekend of running events to get the whole family involved, from kids’ races and a 5 kilometers right through to a marathon. The course will take you through the Disneyland parks, with Disney entertainment provided throughout the course to put some extra fun into the run.Takes place Sept. 19 to 22, 2019. Registration open now.www.run.disneylandparis.comJB US judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrants View comments SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town Stats don’t lie: Manny Pacquiao dominates Adrien Broner in punches Grace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusations Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Oil plant explodes in Pampanga townlast_img

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